Great Sporting Liturgies: Fields of Praise?

Speaker(s): Iwan Russell-Jones
Date: May 30 2012
Length: 79 min
Product ID: RGDL4200F

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In this Regent College Spring School 2012 Evening Public Lecture, Iwan Russell-Jones asks the question, "How does sport fulfill a liturgical role in our society?" as he examines the religious aspects of modern sporting events.

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Dr. Iwan Russell-Jones is Eugene and Jan Peterson Associate Professor of Theology and the Arts, and the Head of the Christianity and the Arts Program at Regent College. He has over 25 years of experience as a producer and director for the BBC, in both television and radio, and is a founding co-editor of the Ship of Fools website. For four years, he taught at Columbia Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where he set up a new department to explore the interaction between faith, media, and contemporary culture.

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