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 a skinny, immigrant kid named Angelo Siciliano made a visit to New York's Coney Island beach, a lifeguard kicked sand in his face. Angelo pledged to get even. After devoting himself to exercise and stretching, he returned to the beach. A friend told him he looked like Atlas. Years later he changed his name legally to Charles Atlas.
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