“No point saying it will be a normal match,” Yuvraj said. “You all expect us to win, the whole country expects us to win. We are doing the best we can and leaving the rest to God.” Pakistan vs. India for a spot in the World Cup Final…and everyone starts getting a little religious!
It is possible that cricket, a game venerated all over the Commonwealth, is older than currently thought. In fact, Jesus may very well have played the game (or a similar bat and ball contraption) as a child himself, according to an ancient Armenian manuscript. Long before the English launched cricket some 300 years ago, similarContinue reading “Jesus Played Cricket!?”
Gordon Preece on Sport and Spirituality: March 2008 http://www.urbanseed.org/News/Gordon_Preece_on_Sport_and_Spirituality.aspx
“It’s Just Not Cricket: Spirituality of Sport and Mission” Marcus Curnow’s Forge Festival Workshop Blurb: March 2008 In the midst of the ‘monkey business’ of a Kentucky Fried Cricket world, Urban Seed has committed itself to ‘Credo Cricket’; public expressions of sport you can believe in. (www.myspace.com/credocricket) Sport plays a huge role in shaping community,Continue reading ““It’s Just Not Cricket: Spirituality of Sport and Mission””