Arthur Remillard teaches religious studies at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, and is author of Southern Civil Religions: Imagining the Good Society in the Post-Reconstruction Era.
The miles of steep climbs were passing by like speed bumps. The surplus of downhills ahead of me foreshadowed a strong finish.
Then, just over halfway through the marathon, I felt a twinge in my right achilles.
When this year’s NFL season opened, Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Richie Incognito was a “good guy.” At least that’s what the South Florida chapter of the Pro Football Writers Association thought.