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Baseball and Religion

  • Aired: 04/26/2013
  • 07:36
  • Rating: NR
Baseball has its own relics, prophets and rituals—as does religion—according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of “Baseball as a Road to God.”  But beyond surface similarities, Sexton says, the game’s most magnificent moments, its timelessness and its intensity, can bring us to a sense of “the ineffable”—the transcendent.
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NYU president John Sexton teaches students to see baseball as a road to God.
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