May 5, 2016 / Theology
In this interview with The Other Journal, Marcia Mount Shoop explores the realities of race, gender, and capitalism as they relate to big-time sports today.
The Rev. Marcia Mount Shoop, PhD, is a theologian, minister, and author. Her books include Let the Bones Dance: Embodiment and the Body of Christ (2010), Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse: Lifting the Veil on Big-Time Sports (2014), and A Body Broken, A Body Betrayed: Race, Memory, and Eucharist in White-Dominant Churches (coauthored with Mary McClintock Fulkerson; 2015). She blogs at www.marciamountshoop.com and hosts a podcast called Going Deep: Sports in the Twenty-First Century with her husband, coach John Shoop.