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The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

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This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and justice; (ii) reconciliation within; and (3) religious and secular perspectives. The book includes case...

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Chapter 13 (Page no: 173)

Travel and/or pilgrimage - both sacred journeys: an atheist's attempt at inquiry and introspection.

This chapter begins by recognizing the many modes of pilgrimage and then discusses how religious and non-religious pilgrimage may have been (incorrectly) pitted against each other, and ends by proposing the creation of synonymy: of pilgrimage and travel being one and the same. The chapter discusses travel and/or pilgrimage as a source of inquiry and introspection and presents questions on a wide range of related topics, from the abstract to the practical. The potential for peacemaking and interdisciplinary collaboration among the fields of pilgrimage studies, tourism, anthropology and theology is also briefly discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Pilgrimages and peace-building on the global stage. Author(s): McIntosh, I. S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Pilgrimages of transformation and reconciliation: Māori and Pākehā walking together in Aotearoa New Zealand. Author(s): Hornblow, J. Boyack, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) 'Sheaves of corn in an autumn field': the 'hungry' walk to Delphi Lodge. Author(s): Quinn, E. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) (Re)walking stories: pilgrimage, pedagogy and peace. Author(s): Terreault, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 66) Pilgrimage, Bhaktı¯ and identity: a study of Maharashtrian Vārı¯. Author(s): Sambhus, V.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Circling centre, finding our way home: circumambulation pilgrimages around Iona, Mount Tamalpais and labyrinths. Author(s): Pavlinac, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 94) Pilgrimage and reconciliation: crossing boundaries to transcend them. Author(s): Simons, D. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 108) Sacred journeys on the path of yoga: an exploration of yoga practice and philosophy. Author(s): Sonika Jain
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 124) Pilgrimage walking as green prescription self-therapy? Author(s): Jørgensen, N. N. K. D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 138) The social self on pilgrimage: intercession and mediation. Author(s): Muir, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 153) Let us be human: Wittgenstein and philosophical pilgrimage. Author(s): Sayre, P. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 162) The pilgrimage to the mausoleum of Sidi Shaykh. Author(s): Abbou, T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 183) The pilgrim's two economies: Greek convent pilgrimage and economic crisis. Author(s): Rahkala-Simberg, M. J.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 194) 'My heart wouldn't accept the advice': paths to self and community in Alevi poetry. Author(s): Carspecken, L. Özdoğan, Z.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786393265
  • Record Number
  • 20173323219