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In this podcast, Art Remillard speaks with Eric Bain-Selbo about his new book, Game Day and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South. Bain-Selbo teaches at Western Kentucky University, where he is the Department Head of Philosophy and Religion. During this conversation, Bain-Selbo discusses the rise of college football in the South and how it developed a religious dimension. He also reflects on the game’s violence and recent scandals in the world of college athletics. This is the second JSR podcast recorded at the annual meeting of the Society for Values in Higher Education.