On Hallowed Fields

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June 17-24, 2013 Podcast

John Sexton talks about his book Baseball As a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game, which was co-written by Thomas Oliphant and Peter J. Schwartz. Sexton is the president of New York University and a graduate of Fordham University and Brooklyn Prep. Learn more here about Charlie Winans, one of Sexton's teachers at Brooklyn Prep.

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Jake Bonar
4 years 6 months ago

There is certainly something transcendent about baseball...

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Going to have to buy this and Stewart O'Nan/Stephen King's baseball book and read the pair!

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