Mar 12, 2007

International Philosophy Soccer Match

Germany’s greatest philosophers are desperately beaten by ancient Greeks. Manager of the German team is Dr. Martin Luther. Thomas Aquinas serves as a linesman.

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Mar 11, 2007

Bibles for the olympics

Liu Bainian, Vice President of the Patriotic Association in China, suggests to put Bibles at Beijing’s hotel rooms in preparation of the 2008 Olympic Games. In general the destribution of Bibles is constricted by the communist regime.
via CHINAdaily

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Mar 11, 2007

The Great Global Warming Swindle


How convenient Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” is for most people you have read before. A BBC documentary finally shows that everything you’ve ever been told about Global Warming is probably untrue.

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Mar 10, 2007

Seal Maker

With the Official Seal Generator enter some text, choose a border and an emblem, pick your colors, and click the ‘Go’ button. An Official Seal will be generated for you.

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Mar 5, 2007

FIFA to ban religion

FIFA decided to experiment with goal-line technology. But the latest IFAB meeting also resulted in several changes to the wording of the Laws of the Game, e.g.:

“The player’s equipment must not carry any political, religious or personal statements”

i.e.: Of course you earn your money not just by kicking the ball, but by expressing your personality. Your personality as a soccer professional has to be free of politics, religion or personal opinion.

Glory to the game! Maybe in future we won’t be allowed to use the “soccer” label anymore when blogging about sport and spirituality. What a shame!

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Mar 4, 2007

Social bookmarking

What’s the most useful social bookmarking site for PlayersPrayers readers?
– A test on sport and spirituality:
#1 Furl with 686 results
#2 del.icio.us with 28 results
#3 ma.gnolia with 0 results
#4 Spurl with 0 results

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Mar 4, 2007

Cheerleaders Vs. Nuns

Whom do you want to wash your car?
via Jalopnick

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Feb 19, 2007

Centre for the Study of Sport and Spirituality

York St John University are establishing a Centre for the Study of Sport and Spirituality

“The Centre will be officially launched at the Inaugural Conference, August 2007. It is hoped that scholars and practitioners from sports across the disciplines can meet to engage in a critical discussion about sport and spirituality.”

We’d happy to contribute a popular view on the topic.

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Feb 17, 2007

Gay NBA

Dick Mac blogs “rantings of an unrepentant old leftist”. Concerning the “Amaechi Case” he offers a virtual match between “The Basketball Player And The Reverend”. His summary: “Thank God for men like John Amaechi!”

Hindo is “a 46 year old Christian Conservative” who believes that homosexuality is a sin. The over all answer to his question “john amaechi–how should christian conservatives react?” is “God bless John Amaechi. I hope he sells lots of books.”

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Feb 15, 2007

Admirals dominate Rheinfire


on the field and beyond

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