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Cover for Pilgrimage in practice: narration, reclamation and healing.

This book reveals many aspects of the practice of pilgrimage, from its nationalistic facets to its effect on economic development; from the impact of the internet to questions of globalization; and from pilgrimage as protest to pilgrimage as creative expression in such media as film, art and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Moore Quinn, E.; Keely, V.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book
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Cover for Dreaming of Al-Quds (Jerusalem): pilgrimage and visioning.

A visioning process pursued by students at Gaza University in a virtual classroom from 2012 to 2014 recognized the potential of pilgrimage to deliver positive outcomes in three critical areas, namely: (i) healing; (ii) marketplace development; and (iii) building a culture of peace. Gaza students...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrimages and peace-building on the global stage.

This chapter presents a survey of pilgrimages in which peace is specifically mentioned as a desired outcome or where the greater common good is prioritized. It focuses on world religions, inter-faith pilgrimages, civil and cultural religion pilgrimages in North America, pilgrimages to sites of...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The experience of medieval pilgrims on the route to Santiago de Compostela, Spain: evidence from the 12th-century <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pilgrim's Guide</i>.

The dramatic rise in popularity of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in the 11th and 12th centuries is reflected in the 12th-century Pilgrim's Guide, which provides information about shrines to visit and the experiences of pilgrims along the four main routes through France and northern Spain ...

Author(s)
Garton, T.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage: a distinctive practice.

Drawing on more than 25 years' experience facilitating programmes of pilgrimage, the author presents a practical philosophical construct for locating pilgrimage within the spectrum of contemporary travel. A model is presented that consists of horizontal and vertical axes creating four quadrants....

Author(s)
LeSueur, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Meshworks, entanglements and presencing absence: pilgrimages, eastern Free State-style.

Scholars working from a culturalistic position are adamant that people give meaning and make meaning; they inscribe on to what Ingold (2010b, p. 126) calls hard surfaces the cognitive and symbolic ascriptions needed to construct social reality. Two foundational assumptions underpinning this...

Author(s)
Plooy, S. du
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
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Cover for Pilgrim writers in dialogue.

Since the end of the last century, the Camino to Santiago de Compostela has become one of the most prominent manifestations of contemporary Western pilgrimage. The rapid increase in pilgrim numbers has led to a rapidly increasing number of pilgrim narratives. These stories, both on and by pilgrims, ...

Author(s)
Beek, S. van der
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medieval pilgrims in modern times: Buñuel's <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The Milky Way</i>.

Luis Buñuel's surrealist film The Milky Way (1969) is posited as a modern pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, and it is most often evaluated according to its thematic content or its filmic structure. The film follows two modern pilgrims, Pierre and Jean, as they make their way from Paris to...

Author(s)
Smith, A. T.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Richard Burton: disguise as journey to the self and beyond.

This chapter interrogates the act of pilgrimage as undertaken by the celebrated British Haji, Richard Burton, in 1853, and recounted in the Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, a work he penned shortly after. What motivated Burton to undertake such an enterprise? Glory?...

Author(s)
Aateka Khan
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
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