Sport in Society, Volume 22, 2019, Issue 2: Christianity and Social Scientific Perspectives on Sport

Christianity and social scientific perspectives on sport: introduction to the special issue
Tom Gibbons & Stuart Braye
Pages: 201-208 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360563

Christianity as public religion: a justification for using a Christian sociological approach for studying the social scientific aspects of sport
Tom Gibbons, Nick J. Watson & Mark Mierzwinski
Pages: 209-223 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360565

Can sport be regarded as ‘cultural liturgy’? Recognizing the significance of the liturgical frame for the social scientific study of sport
Zachary Smith
Pages: 224-238 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360568

Redeeming the habitus: a Christian sociological approach to embodiment in sport
Mike Tyler & Tom Gibbons
Pages: 239-251 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360574

Tanni Grey-Thompson – ‘The one that got away’: a theological analysis of foeticide, infanticide and the deviant Paralympic success story
Stuart Braye
Pages: 252-265 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360575

‘Jesus Saves’ and ‘Clothed in Christ’: athletic religious apparel in the Christian CrossFit community
Alexander Darius Ornella
Pages: 266-280 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360580

‘We must not engage in the blind glorification of sport’: Christian orthodox youths negotiate dominant societal and alternative Reformed sport discourses
Froukje Smits, Annelies Knoppers & Corina van Doodewaard
Pages: 281-295 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360581

Re-characterizing confidence because of religious and personal rituals in sport: findings from a qualitative study of 15 year old student-athletes
Matt Hoven
Pages: 296-310 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360582

Single, separate or unified? Exploring Christian academicians’ views of the body, sport and religious experience
Sean Sullivan
Pages: 311-325 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2017.1360584

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