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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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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 Nordic pilgrimage to Israel: a case of Christian Zionism.

This chapter provides insight into the Nordic Protestant pilgrimage to Israel, with special attention paid to Christian Zionism. It further discusses how sacred shrines and holy sites often host pilgrims who are united by strong degrees of cultural homogeneity. Jerusalem differs on this point. The...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter