John Paul II's Interpretation of 1 Corinthians 9:24-27: A Paradigm for a Christian Ethic of Sport

Studies in Christian Ethics 25 (1):73-88 (2012)

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Jean White
Liberty University
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John Paul II proposes that 1 Cor. 9:24-27 includes sport among the human values and offers a paradigm to recognise ‘the fundamental validity of sport, considering it not just as a term of comparison to illustrate higher ethical and aesthetic ideal, but also in its intrinsic reality as a factor in the formation of man as a part of his culture and his civilization’. In this paper, I intend to follow John Paul II’s interpretation and moral reasoning in order to demonstrate how 1 Cor. 9:24-27 can be used in Christian ethics as a paradigm for theological reflection on sport
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