0881460540 Very Good Condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The Holy Trinity of American Sports explores how football, baseball, and basketball interact to illustrate civil religion in the United States. Year after year, they generate ritual actions of daily, weekly, yearly, and once-in-a-lifetime significance. Football, baseball, and basketball portray three core stories of the nation worldview. Through stories of life, the three games convey doctrines about the source of truth, where to find knowledge of truths, and how to solve problems. Beyond doctrinal convictions, they disclose ethical beliefs of the nation for the worst, best, and most common situations. Collectively, the sports trinity communicates commitments to certain social arrangements, offering directives for interaction with people outside and inside the country. Football, baseball, and basketball possess great importance in the United States because they provide comprehensive and detailed illustration of American beliefs.
About the Author: CRAIG A. FORNEY holds a MA in Religious Studies and a Ph.D. in American Religious History from the University of Chicago. He teaches courses in American Religions, Comparative Religion, and Religious Ethics at Arizona State University.
Title: The Holy Trinity of American Sports: Civil ...
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Mercer University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Cover Missing. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0881460540I3N01
Book Description Mercer University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Contains light shelf wear to dust jacket, else very good with tight binding, no marks and no labels! We Ship Daily! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000312951
Book Description Book Condition: Good. The Holy Trinity of American Sports: Civil Religion in Football, Baseball, and Basketball (Sports and Religion). Bookseller Inventory # Grb1503488
Book Description Mercer University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110881460540