Read Joe Price's thoughts on the Super Bowl phenomenon and how it serves as a point of pilgrimage and spiritual experience.
If sport is an American religion, is that bad for us? What is the metaphysic of baseball? In this show, we'll speak with a theologian and sports fan who has spent much of his career studying the religious character of rituals in sporting events and the spiritual significance of fans' attention to sports.
In this essay, theologian Don Richter notes that the practice nature of sports can be just as fruitful in teaching moral values as attending church services.
About the Image
In Praise of Play.