Sunday, April 22, 2012

"Baseball as a Road to God;" The course at NYU

On the night before opening day, the end of a baseball fan’s version of Advent, John Sexton entered his classroom at New York University to speak of Joe DiMaggio. He came to speak, too, of Ernest Hemingway and Gay Talese, of Lord Krishna and a sacred tree in the Amazon, and what he called “this notion of touching the ineffable...” 

At NYU, praying for a base hit might earn you an A.