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As a Christian, Gibbs knows he cannot serve two masters, but, at times, his faith is overwhelmed by fanaticism. He is not alone.
Gibbs and his six million friends do not live in a spiritually void land where such borderline idol worship would normally be accepted. They live in the American South, where, according to the 2008 American Religioud Identification Survey, 34 percent identify themselves as Christians.
This apparent contradiction that Gibbs sees in his own life, and in millions of others has led him to journey to each of the twelve schools to spend time with the rabid Christian fans of various ages and denominations. Through his journey, he learns how others are able to balance their passion for their team with their devotion to God.
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.50 (inches)|
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