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Baseball and religion

It took me a long time to get through Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game. Not because it was boring, heaven forbid, but because it made me stop and think so much. Some might think too much time and emotion are spent dissecting sports — to much romanticism, too much philosophy, […]

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John Sexton’s Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game picked up a couple of review recently including this one from the New York Law Journal and this one from Philly.com. The San Diego Union Tribune ran this about Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame. Believe it or not (and I’m guessing my […]

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The president of NYU, where my daughter is a student, took a turn on The Colbert Report to discuss his new book, Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game. To be honest, I’m more of a Daily Show kind of guy. If given a choice at a guest shot, I’d prefer that […]

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Ok, hurication is over. Time to get back to some semblance of normalcy. I hope y’all are okay out there. We came out unscathed save for a couple of days without power; presently we have no cable/Internet service, but no complaints given what so many others are going through. Before the power went out we […]

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From PR Newswire: In the midst of its continuing steroid scandal, baseball’s redeeming moments are highlighted in Hugh Poland’s Intentional Walk: More Devotions for Baseball Fans (Spring Arbor/Ingram Book Co.). With spring training underway and fans restless with anticipation for a new season, Intentional Walk shares inspiring stories from the clubhouse, the dugout, and the […]

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* Review: Beyond Belief

October 17, 2008 · 0 comments

RotoRob.com ran this review of Josh Hamilton’s new book, chronicling the substance abuse problems he battled, and hopefully and seemingly, mastered. In a nutshell: Whether it is a sad story with a happy ending, a story of what not to do in life, or just a story of how life can deal you many obstacles […]

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Perkins School of Theology will host a worship service entitled “Reflections on Baseball” in Perkins Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2. Speakers include Dr. Mark W. Stamm, associate professor of Christian Worship at Perkins and Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Porter, Academic Advisor in Dedman College, Southern Methodist University. In addition to being lifelong baseball fans, […]

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