Toward Narrowing the Gulf between Sport and Religion

Shirl James Hoffman

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2003

Issue: Icons of Culture (Vol. 23, No 3, Summer, 2003)

Sports, as experienced in modern culture and all too often embraced by the church, is void of spiritual nutrition. Yet, sports first emerged in human culture as cultic rituals. Might the church help transform sports fields into places where we imitate the Logos by rehearsing and enacting spiritual truths?

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