This is a WordPress repost of an excellent article authored by Michael J. Kruger, President and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC.
I love soccer. And this Summer has been a great time to enjoy the “beautiful game.” With the US Women’s team winning the World Cup (and the men’s team placing second in the CONCACAF Gold Cup) there has been a lot to watch.
But, in the Western world, sports are no longer just sports. Inevitably, cultural and religious issues get mixed in and soon take center stage.
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