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Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success as starting point guard with the Knicks. It will explore how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. The book will also include interviews with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.
Dr. Timothy Dalrymple was a junior national champion gymnast who broke his neck in a fall from the high bar several months before the Olympic Trials in 1996. Turning to academics, he studied philosophy of religion at Stanford University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Now he is Director of Content at Patheos.com, the world's largest religion website, and managing editor of its Evangelical Portal.
Table of Contents
|Author's Note||p. vii|
|New Jersey Nits|
|The Parable of Perseverance||p. 1|
|"Mysterious and Miraculous Ways"||p. 26|
|General Lin||p. 49|
|Los Angeles Lakers|
|The Makings of a Folk Hero||p. 70|
|Mission Accomplished||p. 97|
|Having Faith When the Ball Is in the Air||p. 121|
|One More Day||p. 141|
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