Adam Omelianchuk illustrates how baseball mirrors all that is tragic in life: http://firstthings.com/blogs/evangel/2010/07/the-sheer-ugliness-of-baseball/.
He writes, "Beholding such monotony gives one a rotten sense of the infinite where hope for one last out comes to symbolize Kierkegaard’s notion of despair; wanting no longer to exist and not being able to do anything about it."
Do The Bible’s Proverbs Promise Too Much? - If you do this, if you don’t do that, then you will get this or not get that. It’s called “retribution theology” and “reward theology” and Tremper Longman ...
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