Topic: Religion

The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.


Book reviews

Fotboll och religion: Vad finns det i fotboll? Magnus Engstrand Stockholm: Proprius 2003 (Ingela Kolfjord 040420)
Guds hand: Om röda djävlar och glidtacklande helgon Petter Karlsson Stockholm: Verbum Cordia 2008 (Frank Östergren 081015)
Hockey as Religion: The Montreal Canadians Olivier Bauer Champaign, IL: Common Ground 2011 (Tobias Stark 131001)
The Holy Trinity of American Sports: Civil Religion in Football, Baseball and Basketball Craig A. ForneyMacon, GA: Mercer University Press 2007 (Halvdan Haugsbakken 090225)
Kyrkan och idrotten under 2000 år: Antika, medeltida och moderna attityder till idrott Martin Nykvist & Alexander Maurits (red) Malmö: Universus Academic Press 2015 (Dagmar Dahl 160609)
Muslim Women and Sport Tansin Benn, Gertud Pfister & Haifaa Jawad (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2010 (Dagmar Dahl, Sine Agergaard 110831)
Muslim Women and Sports in the Malay World: The Crossroads of Modernity and Faith Wirdati Mohammad Radzi Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books 2006 (Marit Nybelius 081001)
Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequencies of Sports Ministry Annie Blazer New York, NY: New York University Press 2015 (Mikael Lindfelt 170303)
Playing with God: Religion and Modern Sport William J. Baker Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2007 (Dagmar Dahl 081126)
Religion and Sports: An Introduction and Case Studies Rebecca T. Alpert New York, NY: Columbia University Press 2015 (Dagmar Dahl 170323)
Religion and Sports: An Introduction and Case Studies Rebecca T. Alpert New York, NY: Columbia University Press 2015 [In English] [In English] (Dagmar Dahl 171005)
Sports and Christianity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Nick J. Watson & Andrew Parker (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Erkki Vettenniemi 140226)
Sports Stories and the Bible Stan Nix Carlsbad, CA: Magnus Press 2003 (Dagmar Dahl 050118)


Miscellaneous resources

Payoshni Mitra Challenging Stereotypes: The Case of Muslim Female Boxers in Bengal The International Journal of the History of Sport Vol. 26 Issue 12, 2009