With God on Their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion

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'Sport' and 'religion' are cultural institutions with a global reach. Each is characterised by ritualised performance and by the ecstatic devotion of its followers, whether in the sports arena or the cathedral of worship. This fascinating collection is the first to examine, in detail, the relationship between these two cultural institutions from an international, religiously pluralistic perspective. It illuminates the role of sport and religion in the social formation of collective groups, and explores how sport might ...

With God on Their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion 2002, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415259613

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With God on Their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion 2002, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415259606

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