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
When Joe Gold opened his weightlifting gym in Venice, California, he welded most of the equipment himself from pieces of scrap metal. Five years later, he decided to return to his previous job, as a sailor on a merchant vessel. He sold the business he had founded and the rights to its name: Gold's Gym.
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