This year for the Truett Seminary Sports Ministry Chapel, historian Paul Putz discussed the Christian roots and influence on the game of basketball.

If you’re interested in basketball, history, and Christian formation, you can watch the video of his talk here:

You can also read some of Paul’s writing on basketball history in these articles:

*Source for this blog post’s cover image, posted on the front page of the website: D. Gordon E. Robertson – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,