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Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

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This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities in Judaism, Christianity and Islam', provides historical and contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage ...


Chapter 1 (Page no: 3)

Western holy cities and places - an introduction.

This introduction explains the objectives of this book on pilgrimage and tourism to Western holy cities, as well as the significance of multidisciplinary approaches for generating holistic perspectives on pilgrimage and its management. The structure of the book is described.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Judaism - Jewish and Israeli pilgrimage experience: constructing national identity. Author(s): Inbari, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Christianity - contemporary Christian pilgrimage and traditional management practices at sacred sites. Author(s): Enongene, V. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Christianity - Christian pilgrimage to sacred sites in the Holy Land: a Swedish perspective. Author(s): Gunner, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 59) Islam - contemporary perspective. Author(s): Raj, R. Raja, I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 71) Islam - spiritual journey in Islam: the Qur'anic Cognitive Model. Author(s): Elhadary, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation. Author(s): Coleman, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 100) The management of pilgrims with malevolent behaviour in a holy space: a study of Jerusalem syndrome. Author(s): Kalian, M. Witztum, E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 113) Logistics at holy sites. Author(s): Trono, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 129) Protestants and pilgrimages: the Protestant infrastructure in Jerusalem. Author(s): Ariel, Y.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 144) The impact of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's campaign on Yezidi religious structures and pilgrimage practices. Author(s): Al-Marashi, I.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 156) Ambassadors for the Kingdom: evangelical volunteers in Israel as long-term pilgrims. Author(s): Engberg, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 171) Redeeming Western holy places and contested holy cities. Author(s): Leppäkari, M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647388
  • Record Number
  • 20163376691