Overview:Christianity and Social Scientific Perspectives on Sport - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives - There has been a dramatic increase in academic research activity and practical initiatives on the topic of sports and Christianity, and its cultural significance during the past decade. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at York St John University, York, UK, hosted the Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity (IGCSC), 24-28th August 2016 in collaboration with the Bible Society at which there were 180 delegates from 22 countries in attendance. For the area of sports studies/the social scientific study of sport, there was a thematic strand at the congress titled 'Christian sociological perspectives on sport' from which a special edition of the journal Sport in Society partially emanated. This book is based upon this journal special edition. The papers selected for inclusion in the special edition were purposely eclectic in order to demonstrate the diversity of current research occurring in the area of Christianity and social scientific perspectives on sport. The goal was to bridge divisions between various social science disciplines and theology or religious studies, through varied, novel and interesting explorations of sport in its various forms. We hope this collection inspires further studies into this area. The chapters in this book were originally published in a special issue in Sport in Society.
This book is on page /925b2124b7e8cd7259fc8aad444a5e62/book/1603725653-9781138311176. It was written by the following authors: Stuart Braye, Maurice Smith, Tom Gibbons. Book Christianity and Social Scientific Perspectives on Sport - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd, Onview.net Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Beliefs, Spirituality, Photography, Fashion, Art. The book was published on 2019-06-25 00:00:00. It has 132 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 422 g. File for download Christianity and Social Scientific Perspectives on Sport - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives has PDF format and is called christianity-and-social-scientific-perspectives-on-sport-sport-in-the-global-society-contemporary-perspectives.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our st8.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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