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Cover for 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.

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Redeeming Western holy places and contested holy cities.

This chapter addresses 'holy places' in relation to 'holy cities' and problematizes the challenges pilgrimage and tourism research faces when addressing such religious concepts.

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

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...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Christianity - contemporary Christian pilgrimage and traditional management practices at sacred sites.

This chapter explores contemporary Christian pilgrimage experiences, with emphasis on where pilgrimage fits in the life of a contemporary believer. In so doing, it addresses the changing demands of contemporary pilgrims, as well as the factors that are shaping current pilgrimage patterns. The...

Author(s)
Enongene, V.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protestants and pilgrimages: the Protestant infrastructure in Jerusalem.

This chapter studies the formation of Protestant pilgrimage infrastructure in Jerusalem from its early beginnings in the 1820s until 1948. It also explores the theological views that motivated or enhanced such projects. The chapter highlights the roots of pilgrimage infrastructure development and...

Author(s)
Ariel, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's campaign on Yezidi religious structures and pilgrimage practices.

This chapter discusses how the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), through the expulsion of Iraqi Christian Chaldean and 'heterodox' Yezidi and Sabean communities, and the destruction of their religious churches, temples and practices, seeks to create a homogenous neo-Salafi space by 'religious ...

Author(s)
Al-Marashi, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ambassadors for the Kingdom: evangelical volunteers in Israel as long-term pilgrims.

This chapter explores the boundaries between tourism, volunteer work and pilgrimage. It examines contemporary evangelical Christian volunteer work in Israel as a case of 'long-term pilgrimage' in order to discuss the religious meanings that the volunteers attach to their time in Israel, the...

Author(s)
Engberg, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Judaism - Jewish and Israeli pilgrimage experience: constructing national identity.

This chapter provides contemporary and historical perspectives on Jewish pilgrimage. It reviews the tradition of Jewish pilgrimage to the ancient Temple, explains its purpose and meaning, and discusses the reasons for its termination. Modern pilgrimages to state-sponsored locations in Masada and to ...

Author(s)
Inbari, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Christianity - Christian pilgrimage to sacred sites in the Holy Land: a Swedish perspective.

This chapter takes a past and present perspective on Swedish Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The discussion commences with an exploration of Jerusalem's special place as a sacred connection between heaven and earth. Before the popularization of travel, Christians in Sweden used ...

Author(s)
Gunner, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islam - contemporary perspective.

This chapter examines various contemporary perspectives of Islam and in particular addresses an under-researched aspect of religious pilgrimage - the motivation to attend mosques on a daily basis. The chapter contextualizes Islam within contemporary societal development in Europe, wherein Western...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Raja, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter