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Cover for Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India.

This chapter explores the pilgrimage site of Ram Janambhumi in Ayodhya (India) through a timeline that extends from before a particular conflict to after the conflict, and investigates the socio-spatial phenomena in the context of their respective social, political and economic conditions. This...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Singh; Nayan Srivastava; Karitikeya Sonker; Manas Ranjan
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The essence of community cohesion through religious tolerance.

This chapter discusses ways in which religious tourism can develop community cohesion and, drawing on history, discusses whether a cohesive society is possible in conflicting times. The chapter discusses a mechanism for creating stronger community cohesion through religious and faith organizations.

Author(s)
Raja, I.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrimage and historical tourism on West Java: learning about history.

This chapter provides a broad introduction to pilgrimage on Java. The aim is to familiarize the reader with Javanese traditions of learning about self and society through travel. To illustrate this, the ethnographic focus is on a group of pilgrims who visit the sacred site of a local ancestor to...

Author(s)
Hellman, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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
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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 The creation of the cults of SS Paul and Publius in early modern Malta.

This chapter discusses how, since the 16th century, there has been a concentrated effort to increase devotion for the cult of St Paul and the subsequent creation of the cult of St Publius in Malta. This was done to enhance the prestige of the Knights of St John within the Catholic world, and their...

Author(s)
Zammit, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter