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The Resource The faith of fifty million : baseball, religion, and American culture, edited by Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas

The faith of fifty million : baseball, religion, and American culture, edited by Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas

Label
The faith of fifty million : baseball, religion, and American culture
Title
The faith of fifty million
Title remainder
baseball, religion, and American culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Features essays by religion scholars who analyze the relation of baseball and theology in American culture. Topics include issues of national identity, baseball and civil religion, "saints and sinners, " baseball and the American Dream in relation to racial integration, women and baseball, baseball as metaphor, and baseball as spiritual autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV867.6
LC item number
.F35 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Evans, Christopher Hodge
  • Herzog, William R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Sports
  • Civil religion
Label
The faith of fifty million : baseball, religion, and American culture, edited by Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-261) and indexes
Contents
Introduction : More than a game : the faith of fifty million / Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II -- Baseball as civil religion : the genesis of an American creation story ; The kindom of baseball in America : the chronicle of an American theology / Christopher H. Evans -- "Matty" and "Ol' Pete" : divergent American heroes / Donald K. McKim -- The world of spirit or the world of sport? Figuring the numbers in Hemingway's The old man and the sea / C. Harold Hurley -- From scapegoat to icon : the strange journey of Shoeless Joe Jackson / William R. Herzog II -- Baseball's surprising moral example : Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, and the racial integration of America / Fred Glennon -- A diamond is forever? Women, baseball, and a pitch for a radically inclusive community / Eleanor J. Stebner and Tracy J. Trothen -- The coming of Elijah : baseball as metaphor / William R. Herzog II -- Baseball : a spiritual reminiscence / Tex Sample -- Conclusion : The faith of fifty million : a kingdom on Earth? / Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II
Control code
47927686
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 274 p.
Isbn
9780664223052
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001046685
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The faith of fifty million : baseball, religion, and American culture, edited by Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II ; foreword by Stanley Hauerwas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-261) and indexes
Contents
Introduction : More than a game : the faith of fifty million / Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II -- Baseball as civil religion : the genesis of an American creation story ; The kindom of baseball in America : the chronicle of an American theology / Christopher H. Evans -- "Matty" and "Ol' Pete" : divergent American heroes / Donald K. McKim -- The world of spirit or the world of sport? Figuring the numbers in Hemingway's The old man and the sea / C. Harold Hurley -- From scapegoat to icon : the strange journey of Shoeless Joe Jackson / William R. Herzog II -- Baseball's surprising moral example : Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, and the racial integration of America / Fred Glennon -- A diamond is forever? Women, baseball, and a pitch for a radically inclusive community / Eleanor J. Stebner and Tracy J. Trothen -- The coming of Elijah : baseball as metaphor / William R. Herzog II -- Baseball : a spiritual reminiscence / Tex Sample -- Conclusion : The faith of fifty million : a kingdom on Earth? / Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II
Control code
47927686
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 274 p.
Isbn
9780664223052
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001046685
Other physical details
ill.

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