SCOTT WAALKES

Scott Waalkes teaches political science at Malone University. He is author of The Fullness of Time in a Flat World: Globalization and the Liturgical Year. You can follow him on Twitter at @Scott_Waalkes.

Posts by Scott Waalkes

Playful Religion and Religious Play
Playful Religion and Religious Play
Has the World Cup brought the re-enchantment of the globe? A look to Johan Huizinga's classic "Homo Ludens" on the question of whether sport is a religion.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
"Games, like art, achieve their impact in the way they reflect and symbolise life outside the frame, the stage, the arena. Of all games, cricket embodies life's passions most richly. It can, too, be unspeakably boring, as drab and futile as a pointless journey." –Mike Brearley
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