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978-1-59240-864-1 / 1592408648

Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game

by Sexton, John

Publisher:Gotham

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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The president of New York University offers a love letter to Americas most beloved sport and a tribute to its underlying spirituality.
 
For more than a decade, John Sexton has taught a wildly popular New York University course about two seemingly very different things: religion and baseball. Yet Sexton argues that one is actually a pathway to the other.
 
Baseball as a Road to God is about touching that something that lies beyond logical understanding. Sexton illuminates the surprisingly large number of mutual concepts shared between baseball and religion: faith, doubt, conversion, miracles, and even sacredness among many others.
 
Structured like a game and filled with riveting accounts of baseballs most historic moments, Baseball as Road to God will enthrall baseball fans whatever their religious beliefs may be. In thought-provoking, beautifully rendered prose, Sexton elegantly demonstrates that baseball is more than a game, or even a national pastime: It can be a road to enlightenment.

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