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    • Leaders of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

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    • Christian sports organizations

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    • Christianity and association football

    • There has been a long history of the involvement of Christianity and association football. In 16th-century England, Puritan Christians opposed the contemporary forms of football, due to its violence and its practice on Sunday, the Sabbath day of rest. However from the 19th century, Christians espousing the movement of ... Read »


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    • Church Ball

    • Church Ball

      Church Ball is a 2006 comedy film about a basketball team from a ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). This family-film and comedy was filmed in and around Provo, Utah and is distributed by Halestorm Entertainment. A local Utah LDS Church's holds the record as having the worst bask ... Read »


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    • Declaration of Sports

    • The Declaration of Sports (also known as the Book of Sports) was a declaration of James I of England issued just for Lancashire in 1617, nationally in 1618, and reissued by Charles I in 1633. It listed the sports and recreations that were permitted on Sundays and other holy days. It was originally issued in consul ... Read »


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    • Hail Mary pass

    • A Hail Mary pass is a very long forward pass in American football, made in desperation with only a small chance of success. In the Hail Mary pass all receivers run straight toward the end zone and the quarterback will make a long pass that is often "up for grabs". The term became widespread after a December 28, 1975 NF ... Read »


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    • Muscular Christianity

    • Muscular Christianity was a philosophical movement that originated in England in the mid-19th century, characterised by a belief in patriotic duty, manliness, the moral and physical beauty of athleticism, teamwork, discipline, self-sacrifice, and "the expulsion of all that is effeminate, unEnglish and excessively intel ... Read »


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    • New Testament athletic metaphors

    • The New Testament uses a number of athletic metaphors in discussing Christianity, especially in the Pauline epistles and the Epistle to the Hebrews. Such metaphors also appear in the writings of contemporary philosophers, such as Epictetus and Philo, drawing on the tradition of the Olympic Games, and this may have infl ... Read »


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    • Sunday football in Northern Ireland

    • Sunday football in Northern Ireland has been a controversial issue. Until 2008, the Irish Football Association (IFA) under IFA Article 27, prohibited any clubs affiliated with them from playing association football matches on Sunday. The ban initially came from Northern Ireland's Protestant Christian majority's observa ... Read »


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    • Unity World Cup

    • Unity World Cup

      Nigeria (1 title) The Unity World Cup is an international football competition contested by christian national men's teams. Its name, unity, shows its will to unite the different kinds of christians during a sports event. It is organized with the help of the John Paul II Foundation for sports ·  · . Its ... Read »


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