|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield (April 28, 1988)|
|Category:||Outdoors and Sports|
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Michael John Novak Jr. was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on September 9, 1933. At the age of 14, he entered the preparatory seminary at the University of Notre Dame. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English literature in 1956 from Stonehill College and a bachelor's degree in theology in 1958 from Gregorian University in Rome. In 1994, he received the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion.
No less authority on America than Jacques Barzun said, "Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had . I enjoyed this book, it provides value added for spectator and participant. Watching my boys play ball can be a reflective as well as vicarious experience
No less authority on America than Jacques Barzun said, "Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. You can apply the same thought to heaven. or machine operator, "I work at a machine". with the operative word here "PLAY". Watching my boys play ball can be a reflective as well as vicarious experience. Novak brings a liveliness to any subject he writes about.
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Not so Novak, for whom sports is ""a form of godliness,"" a vision of miracles and Fates, a myth, a liturgy, a sacrament .
Not so Novak, for whom sports is ""a form of godliness,"" a vision of miracles and Fates, a myth, a liturgy, a sacrament, an aesthetic perfection, a Homeric struggle. Novak splices in a good deal of fun and exhilaration in the ""Sportsreel"" insets which recreate some of the best moments of the best games: the perfectly matched Celtics and Lakers of the '60s, the Dodgers' frantic pennant runs, the transfiguration of Cassius Clay into Ali and his indomitable comeback.
Michael Novak is George Frederick Jewett Scholar in Religion, Philosophy, and Public Policy at the American Enterprise .
He has twice been the US ambassador to the UN Human Rights Commission and is a member of the National Endowment for Democracy board. List this Seller's Books.
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The joy of sports by Novak, Michael. end zones, bases, baskets, balls, and the consecration of the American spirit. Rev. ed. by Novak, Michael. Published 1994 by Madison Books, Distributed by National Book Network in Lanham, Md. Written in English.