Friday, October 10, 2014

Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity

In light of the dramatic increase in academic research activity and practical initiatives on the topic of sports and Christianity over the last decade, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at York St John University (YSJU), York, UK are hosting an Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity (IGCSC), 24-28th August, 2016. The Bible Society and YSJU are collaborating in the development and delivery of this global event.

Keynote Speakers include Professors Stanley Hauerwas, Shirl Hoffman, Michael Novak, Bishop James Jones and Anne-Wafula Strike MBE.

York St John University campus is at the heart of the beautiful and historic city of York (see

A part of the congress is a sport-themed service in York Minster, one of Europe’s finest cathedrals  (see

The attached Pdf. Brochure and website provide further information on the congress:  

If you are interested in receiving further information about this event, email the congress convener, Dr Nick J. Watson (, who will add you to an email-contact list.

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