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The Resource Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game, John Sexton with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz

Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game, John Sexton with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz

Label
Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game
Title
Baseball as a road to God
Title remainder
seeing beyond the game
Statement of responsibility
John Sexton with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz
Title variation
Seeing beyond the game
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Applying to the secular activity of baseball a form of inquiry usually reserved for the study of religion, Sexton reveals a surprising amount of common ground between the game and what we all recognize as religion: sacred places and time, faith and doubt, blessings and curses, and more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sexton, John
Dewey number
796.35701
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV867
LC item number
.S58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oliphant, Thomas
  • Schwartz, Peter J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • Christianity
Label
Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game, John Sexton with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9781592407545
Lccn
2012029685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky249220795
  • (OCoLC)795166123
  • 848925
Label
Baseball as a road to God : seeing beyond the game, John Sexton with Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9781592407545
Lccn
2012029685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • sky249220795
  • (OCoLC)795166123
  • 848925

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