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Bewildered travel : the sacred quest for confusion

Author: Frederick J Ruf
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, ©2007.
Series: Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do we travel? Travel is not merely a break from routine; it is its antithesis, a voluntary trading in of the security one feels at home for unpredictability and confusion. This book argues that  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick J Ruf
ISBN: 9780813926674 081392667X 9780813926742 0813926742
OCLC Number: 84904087
Description: x, 210 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Love of ruptures --
Commerce with the ancients --
The pilgrim's progress --
The ride of passage --
Holy strangers --
Guides for the perplexed --
Street people.
Series Title: Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.)
Responsibility: Frederick J. Ruf.
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"An extraordinary book.... A rare and inviting combination of scholarly gravitas and heartfelt introspection that makes one think much more deeply about travel, religion, and religious travel." - Read more...

 
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