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Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game /

Applying to the secular activity of baseball a form of inquiry usually reserved for the study of religion, Sexton explores common ground between the game and what we all recognize as religion: sacred places and time, faith and doubt, blessings and curses, and more. Full description

Main Author: Sexton, John Edward, 1942-
Other Authors: Oliphant, Thomas., Schwartz, Peter J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Gotham Books, 2013
Contents: The Knothole gang -- First inning : sacred space and sacred time -- Second inning : faith -- Third inning : doubt -- Fourth inning : conversion -- Fifth inning : miracles -- Sixth inning : blessings and curses -- Seventh inning : saints and sinners -- Seventh-inning stretch -- Eighth inning : community -- Ninth inning : nostalgia (and the myth of the eternal return) -- The clubhouse.
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Oshkosh Adult Nonfiction 796.357 S518b Available
Menasha Adult Nonfiction 796.357 S51b Due: 09/19/2016
Ripon Adult Nonfiction 796.357 Sexton Available
Winneconne Adult Special Collection Sports Sexton Available

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