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In The Media

In the last little while, I've been fortunate to have had some opportunities to share a bit about my work with different media groups. Below are various links to some of the interviews and features, as well as works I've authored.


On the Eighth Day: A Catholic Theology of Sport

Now available for purchase, my latest book looks at Catholicism's engagement in sport from St Paul to Pope Francis. It tries to show how a religious tradition can assist in understanding sport today.

Purchase the book on Amazon.

Sport and Christianity: Practices for the Twenty-First Century

Our edited book has scholarly contributors from the US and UK; they try to show how Christians can live out their faith meaningfully in sport.

View a select portion of the book in a web-based PDF applet.


Lived Religion and Sport (Christian Scholar's Review)

Here's an excerpt of my work on lived religion and sport, where I show how people live out their faith in sporting environments.

Read the post on the to the radio segment on the Christian Scholar's Review site.

Technique and Spirit on Ice (Sport. Faith. Life.)

In this podcast episode, I chat about the connections between sport, the community, and how religion and sport's rituals give us a deeper understanding of the divine.

Listen to the podcast episode from Sport. Faith. Life.

The crossover of religion and sport (CBC Radio Active)

I was interviewed by Adrienne Pan of CBC Radio Active to speak about the book above, and share some thoughts on the shared commonalities between sport and religion.

Listen to the radio segment on the CBC Radio Active site.

Sport and faith: It’s more than a game (The Catholic Register)

The Catholic Register was generous enough to write on the book above and provided me with a platform to reflect on sport and faith.

View the article on The Catholic Register's site.

Dr. Matt Hoven On Confidence (Blessed2Play Podcast)

An older interview, I spoke with the Blessed2Play podcast on confidence in youth athletics.

Listen to the segment on the Blessed2Play website. (Requires Adobe Flash Player and JavaScript in the browser.)