ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Religion / Christianity / History

Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage: Journeying to the Sacred

| £44.90 | €52.00 | Ca$74.86 | Au$73.57
by Avril Maddrell & Veronica della Dora & Alessandro Scafi
What is this?EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage: Journeying to the Sacred by Avril Maddrell & Veronica della Dora & Alessandro Scafi

This volume provides a theoretically- and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape, its intersection with cultural heritage, and associated implications for tourism, in Christian pilgrimage. It provides an international and interdenominational perspective on these issues, drawing on a wide range of examples and using three detailed European case studies: Meteora, Greece; Subiaco, Italy; and the Isle of Man, British Isles. These case studies have been chosen for their international and denominational diversity, as well as rich landscape and heritage contexts. They include Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Ecumenical/ Protestant denominations, incorporating different Christian theologies, practices and perspectives on the nature and purpose of pilgrimage. None have received significant attention within pilgrimage literature and thus provide a wealth of new comparative data to evaluate in relation to existing studies of Christian pilgrimage. These case studies have not received significant attention within Christian pilgrimmage studies to date, and thus provide a wealth of new comparative material. They draw on rich participant experiential accounts and interviews with clergy, laity and local stakeholders.

The volume provides analysis of this original data which is inflected by careful attention to theoretical and conceptual engagement with literature on mobilities, sacred place and practice, place-temporalities, aesthetics, embodiment and performance, communitas, emotion and affect, theology and spiritualities, multi-faith and post-secular society, cultural heritage, consumption and commodification, and the pilgrim-tourist continuum.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 659540

Ebook Details
Pages: 220
Size: 3.7 MB
Publisher: Routledge
Date published:   2014
ISBN: 9781135013127 (EPUB)

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Religion
Nonfiction > Religion > History
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity > History

These authors have products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Science
Nonfiction > Social Science > Human Geography
Nonfiction > History > Europe
Nonfiction > Religion
Nonfiction > Religion > History
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity > History

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2017