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In this powerful and lucid blend of Christian insight and scholarship, you will discover the disturbing truth about the modern Olympic games and the role of Christianity in the rise of the neo-pagan religion of Olympism. See layer after layer of myth peeled away to expose the true spirit of competitive sports. Capture anew the vision of spiritual and interpersonal growth through the timeless Christian principle of cooperation.
Barry R. Harker, Ph.D., is an educator whose career includes experience as a physical education teacher, school principal, and senior university administrator. Dr. Harker has also been involved in elite sports, both as a competitor and fitness consultant. He lives in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia, operating a corporate management and education consultancy with his wife, Cecily. Swimming and walking are among his recreational interests.