Sports and play in Christian theology

Introduction / John Tucker and Philip Halstead -- Part I: Theological and Biblical Perspectives. Chapter 1: "We Played the Flute for You and You Did Not Dance" : A Theology of Play / Myk Habets -- Chapter 2: Sporting Identities : What We Play, and Who We Think We Are / Robert Ellis -- Chap...

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Contributors: Tucker, John (herausgeberin, Editor); Halstead, Philip 1962- (herausgeberin, Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Lexington Books/Fortress Academic [2021]
Series/Journal:Theology and pop culture
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Australia / Sports / Game / Religion / History
B Sports / Game / Theology
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Sports Religious aspects Christianity
B Sports ; Religious aspects ; Christianity
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Summary:Introduction / John Tucker and Philip Halstead -- Part I: Theological and Biblical Perspectives. Chapter 1: "We Played the Flute for You and You Did Not Dance" : A Theology of Play / Myk Habets -- Chapter 2: Sporting Identities : What We Play, and Who We Think We Are / Robert Ellis -- Chapter 3: Child's Play in the New Testament / Sarah Harris -- Chapter 4: Identity Formation as an Antecedent to the Practice of Sports Chaplaincy / Steven N. Waller -- Chapter 5: Sacred Pilgrimage in Playful, Digital Spaces / Stephen Garner -- Part II: Historical and Applied Perspectives. Chapter 6: An Enemy to be Fought or a Tool to be Used? : Baptists and Sport in New Zealand, 1882-2011 / John Tucker -- Chapter 7: Sport and the Bible Class Movement / Peter Lineham -- Chapter 8: The Role of Sports Chaplains in Australia / B. Grant Steward -- Chapter 9: The Winter Game in the Autumn Season : An Exploration of Motivations, Masculinity, and Faith among Older Christian Male Rugby Players in Aotearoa New Zealand / Simon Moetara -- Chapter 10: Helping Churchgoers to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Sport : Pastoral Stories from the Hospital Wards, the Slow Lane, and the Mountain Tops / Philip Halstead.
In Sports and Play in Christian Theology, ten Christian scholars and practitioners explore sport and play from theological, biblical, historical, and pastoral perspectives
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1978711433