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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sports -- Religious aspects,
  • Athletes -- Religious life,
  • Spirituality,
  • Mind and body,
  • Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJim Parry ... [et al.].
ContributionsParry, S. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV706.42 .S656 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17912265M
ISBN 109780415404839, 9780415404822
LC Control Number2007017442

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