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Cover for Cultural diversity in a local French pilgrimage.

This chapter describes the Sainte-Solange pilgrimage in the Berry region of France, focusing particularly on specifically Portuguese-related practices in order to understand their role. The chapter also describes how the participants have become more diverse, and particularly how the local clergy...

Author(s)
Etienne, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mixing sport and religion in the landes area of France.

This chapter explores how certain features of Landes (France) offer a surprising connection between religion and sport, manifested through sites such as the 'Chapel of Our Lady of Rugby' at Larrivière-Saint-Savin, the 'Chapel of Our Lady of the Course Landaise' in Bascons and the 'Chapel of Our...

Author(s)
Lamothe, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An ethnology of the foreign traveller to the shrine of St Nicholas of Bari, Italy.

This chapter brings to light the transnational nature of the cult of St Nicholas of Bari (Italy), which attracts Catholic and Orthodox pilgrims (Italians and Slavs), due to the particular appeal of the saint, a native of Myra. The analysis highlights the perspective of a French 'foreign traveller'...

Author(s)
Julliard, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Healing tourists with religion: Saint Rita's cult in Poland.

This chapter examines the emergence of the cult of St Rita of Cascia in Poland, in Krakow in particular, where the post-communist era has seen the development, especially in Catholic areas, of new processional routes associated with transnational cults. An examination of the Polish petitions of the ...

Author(s)
Kuźma, I. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A transnational cult: St Rita of Cascia.

This chapter examines the veneration of St Rita of Cascia with reference to local perspectives: the relationship between the saint and the town of Cascia, with which she is identified. The chapter analyses the pilgrimage to Roccaporena in Cascia, with a reflection on the boundaries between...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Saint Rita of Cascia: an evolving devotion in Dublin's inner city.

This chapter explores the evolution and anatomy of the devotional practice among a predominantly female congregation, who attend a weekly novena mass in Dublin, Ireland, to seek favours and support from a saint (St Rita of Cascia) who is simultaneously a figure from medieval Italy and an ordinary...

Author(s)
Kiely, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Challenges facing the sustainable development of slave trade routes and trails in Cameroon.

This chapter explores the recent growth of African American diaspora tourism as quasi-religious pilgrimage to the village of Bimbia, Cameroon, which served as a major slave port in the region. Having first discussed the historical development of slavery and slave trade routes in this region, the...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and pilgrimage in a non-religious country: the Czech Republic.

This chapter deals with several questions about the position of religious tourism in the Czech Republic. It examines the roots of secularization in the Czech Republic, the existence of religious tourism in such a secularized country, the specifics of pilgrimages in this situation, and the future...

Author(s)
Rája, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism in the heritization of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki.

This chapter deals with the evaluation, commodification and re-sacralization of Christian heritage for the purpose of tourism in Japan. It examines the process of choosing, including and excluding the component assets of the Christian heritage in Japan to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage...

Author(s)
Kawashima, T. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Claiming territory: the role of pilgrimage in the struggle for a re-Christianization of Sweden.

This chapter argues that the construction of pilgrimage trails carried out by the Church of Sweden has, perhaps unintended, consequences. The establishment of trails and the production of maps that mark Christian presence in the landscape can be seen as both a resistance to secularism and an...

Author(s)
Wiktorin, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter

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