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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.
- Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920, Clifford Putney,Harvard University Press, 2003, ISBN 0674011252, ISBN 9780674011250, 300 pages