Muscular Christianity / Edition 1

Muscular Christianity / Edition 1

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by Clifford Putney
     
 

In this fascinating study, Putney details how Protestant leaders promoted competitive sports and physical education to create an ideal of Christian manliness.See more details below

Overview

In this fascinating study, Putney details how Protestant leaders promoted competitive sports and physical education to create an ideal of Christian manliness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674011250
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
0.68(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. The Birth of a Movement

2. God in the Gym

3. Men and Religion

4. Fishers of Boys

5. Worldwide Redemption

6. Muscular Women

7. Christians in Khaki

Conclusion

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index

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