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'''Muscular Christianity''' was a worldwide Protestant phenomenon that seems to have begun sometime in the early 19th century.  The rise of [[YMCA]]'s throughout the western can be used to trace its growth and movement. Its appearance in America has been dated to 1880 by a Harvard University-published scholar.<ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=tkgpnpfWm2gC ''Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920''], Clifford Putney,Harvard University Press, 2003, ISBN 0674011252, ISBN 9780674011250, 300 pages</ref>
 
'''Muscular Christianity''' was a worldwide Protestant phenomenon that seems to have begun sometime in the early 19th century.  The rise of [[YMCA]]'s throughout the western can be used to trace its growth and movement. Its appearance in America has been dated to 1880 by a Harvard University-published scholar.<ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=tkgpnpfWm2gC ''Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920''], Clifford Putney,Harvard University Press, 2003, ISBN 0674011252, ISBN 9780674011250, 300 pages</ref>
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== See also ==
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*[[Atheism and physical fitness]]
  
 
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Revision as of 03:53, 17 June 2019

Muscular Christianity was a worldwide Protestant phenomenon that seems to have begun sometime in the early 19th century. The rise of YMCA's throughout the western can be used to trace its growth and movement. Its appearance in America has been dated to 1880 by a Harvard University-published scholar.[1]

See also