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God and Football

Does God Care Who Wins The Super Bowl?

Rabbi Mark Wildes | Posted 02.05.2017 | Religion
Rabbi Mark Wildes

What's important to remember is that God cares about people and that our relationship with Him (as well as the sum of our merits) does somehow play a part in the way everything unfolds, maybe even the outcome of the Super Bowl.

1 in 4 Americans Believe God Will Decide Super Bowl

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion

Is the Super Bowl divinely rigged? One in four Americans say yes, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Re...

Who Does God Root For?

Mathew N. Schmalz | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Mathew N. Schmalz

I thought all along God was rooting for the Patriots. But now I'm asking myself: Did God invent the tuck-rule that saved the Patriots from the Raiders in 2001?

Picking Jesus' Super Bowl Team

Carrie Gerlach Cecil | Posted 03.31.2013 | Religion
Carrie Gerlach Cecil

I'm not trying to be flippant about faith, but if the total viewership for the Super Bowl in 2012 was an estimated 113 million, and we all know that the Super Bowl will dominate television sets this coming weekend, don't you think God might want to see what the hubbub is all about?

Touchdown Theology

Lillian Daniel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Do people really think God is sitting up in Heaven on a Barcalounger, with a beer, a bratwurst and a Bronco's jersey, handing out touchdowns?

Faith And Fanaticism In South's Football God

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service AUBURN, Ala. (RNS) Chad Gibbs has been on a pigskin pilgrimage throughout the South, searching for spiritual t...