Aanbidding en sport: ’n Ruimtelik-liturgiese ondersoek

Daléne Flynn, Cas Wepener

Abstract


Worship and sport. A spatial-liturgical study
The main aim of this article is to look into the possible connection there is between worship and sport. Through participatory observation an attempt was made to answer the basic practical theological question, namely “what is going on?” Two spaces in Atteridgeville were visited and compared, the one a worship space and the other a sport space. Similarities and differences were pointed out. Thereafter an attempt was made to answer the second question of practical theological interpretation, namely “why is this going on?” Two themes were used in doing so: spatiality and rituals. Both spaces are important in the lives of the community. The spaces and the rituals create an axis mundi where participation in life can take place through the rituals performed. The information in this article is an abstract of a study that culminated into a model for social cohesion.

Keywords


Spatiality; liturgy; rituals; worship; sport

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17570/stj.2015.v1n2.a19

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