Posts Tagged ‘Tim Tebow’

What does faith have to do with sports? A lot, it turns out

Sport as sacrament. Loving your opponent as yourself. Athletics for the sake of the soul. As issues from racism to doping to violence on and off the playing field gather increasing public notoriety, so, too, are philosophers and ethicists directing their lofty attention to the connection among sports, faith and the common good.

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Facebook Faith Works for Tim Tebow; But Is It for Everyone?

The average social media user may face some challenging questions in deciding how much of their personal faith to disclose online. Will sharing my religious life make me more or less likely to get a date? Make new friends? Expand professional networks? New research indicates that merely disclosing one’s religious identity is considered socially acceptable. But the costs and the benefits can rise the more online users share about their religious lives.

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Prayer, Tebowing and the Super Bowl: The evolving relationship of sports and religion

The success of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow and his personal expressions of faith – including the addition of a prayer posture now known as Tebowing – has reignited conversation about the relationship between sports and religion. As Super Bowl XLVI approaches, research provides evidence that for both athlete and fan, prayer may serve to help them cope with the pressures of sports, and help them keep in perspective that, in the end, it is just a game.

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