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Cover for Introduction: local identity and transnational cults.

This chapter contextualizes the book with a reflection on pilgrimage studies and their evolution in European literature. Following this, it outlines the book's overall structure and details the contributions of the various authors.

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter brings together some concluding observations on the individual chapters and their overall contributions, particularly on the themes of: (1) contemporary pilgrimages in specific local circumstances; and (2) the creation of dynamics that expand cults to other places.

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Giacalone, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Local identities and transnational cults within Europe.

This book is primarily derived from the proceedings of a meeting of Francophone anthropologists, the XXVIII Colloque Eurethno du Conseil d'Europe, on the theme of pilgrimage in Europe, which was held in Perugia and Assisi in 2014. As such, the publication of these papers in English brings to the...

Author(s)
Giacalone, F.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing pilgrimage itineraries: the way of St Francis in Umbria as case in point.

This chapter reflects on new forms of religious tourism, at both the theoretical and scientific levels, in examining the Way of St Francis, which, through the involvement of political and religious authorities, was awarded the 'pilgrim's licence'. In 2011, a new entrepreneurial initiative was...

Author(s)
Sal, P. de
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Continuity from local cult to 'accepted' ritual.

This chapter analyses the cult of the Madonna of Alno in Canzano, a rural town in the province of Teramo, Abruzzo (Italy), through an interpretation inspired by European religious ethnology and the anthropology of Christianity. An historical examination of this local cult reveals the complexity of...

Author(s)
Spitilli, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage, religious tourism and heritage in Calabria.

This chapter analyses the contemporary forms of pilgrimage and religious tourism in Calabria from a specific perspective, that of mystic figures in present times. Focus is placed on Fratel Cosimo (i.e. Brother Cosimo), a contemporary figure at the origin of a very important cult in Calabria....

Author(s)
Bellio, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fighting for the saint: ritual rivalries in traditional pilgrimages.

This chapter analyses a number of local pilgrimages in Provence (France), where excesses and rivalry among the parishioners were evident, to the extent of violent combat, as they fought for the honour of serving the saint. The ritual battles have now become an instrument of tourism development,...

Author(s)
Fournier, L. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chinese migrations and pilgrimages around Prato (Italy) and Wenzhou (China).

This chapter examines worship in a migration context, focusing on the Chinese migrants in the city of Prato (Italy). The chapter analyses the role played by the Temple of the Buddhist Association of the Chinese community in Prato, which hosts a range of important festivals and welcomes pilgrims...

Author(s)
Parbuono, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalizing romani culture: the pilgrimage to the sea in Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (France).

This chapter examines the cult of Saint Sarah in Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the Camargue (France), where the gypsy saint, who is not officially recognized by the Catholic Church, is the subject of strong devotion among Roma communities. Romani pilgrims return each year to pay homage to Sarah at...

Author(s)
Loiseau, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter