Tim Teebow http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21707/all en Media Lions Roar at Christian Athletes http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/media-lions-roar-christian-athletes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From Tebow to Lolo, sports stars are penalized for not playing the secular game. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/tim-tebow-gq-september-cover-500x400.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />During the first centuries of Christianity, Christians were thrown to lions in arenas to be jeered by mocking crowds. Today, Christian athletes face the taunts of a media strongly opposed to their faith.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/media-lions-roar-christian-athletes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eye on Culture MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Politics Christian athletes Christianity sports stars Tim Teebow Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:44:37 +0000 Frenchy 41154 at http://www.mrc.org