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The jumbotron at Soldier Field, visible from our condo window, offers a colorful set of images on Sundays when the Chicago Bears are at home. It displays more liturgical colors than can the devotees of other religions still trying to attract worshipp...

November 9, 2015

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Football and Ethics -- Martin E. Marty

The Religion News Service headline, “What’s God Got to Do with Football Devotion? Plenty,” prods me to sight “Sports” this week. During the sixty-three years that I have lived in Chicago, I have attended one Hawks, one Cubs, one Bears (exhibition)...

January 26, 2015