January 30, 2018

Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a story on the Super Bowl and ethics of violence in a Catholic News Agency story that was reposted (originally ran in 2016).

... American football, Pecknold suggested, does not carry the exact same significance the early Christians cautioned against.

“I am not sure if we should worry about football in the same way that the early Church fathers worried about gladiatorial spectacle, but we should pay attention to how easily the goodness of sports can be disordered.” ...

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