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From medieval pilgrimage to religious tourism : the social and cultural economics of piety

Author: William H Swatos, Jr.; Luigi Tomasi
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Series: Religion in the age of transformation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays offers a framework for understanding the transition from the essentially penitential purposes of the medieval pilgrimage, to the rise of the varied spiritualities of contemporary religious tourism.
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Genre/Form: Kongress
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From medieval pilgrimage to religious tourism.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)988774565
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William H Swatos, Jr.; Luigi Tomasi
ISBN: 0275973840 9780275973841
OCLC Number: 48092206
Description: xii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Homo victor: from pilgrimage to religious tourism via the journey / Luigi Tomasi --
The holy man as traveler and travel attraction: early Christian asceticism and the moral problematic of modernity / Judith Adler --
The sociology of medieval pilgrimage: contested views and shifting boundaries / Lutz Kaelber --
Pilgrimages of yesterday, jubilees of today / Maria I. Macioti --
New Canterbury trails: pilgrimage and tourism in Anglican London / William H. Swatos, Jr. Popular religion and pilgrimages in Western Europe / Liliane Voyé --
Contemporary pagan pilgrimages / Michael York --
Visitation to disaster sites / Anthony J. Blasi --
Our Lady of Clearwater: postmodern traditionalism / William H. Swatos, Jr. --
Kathmandu and home again: a cautionary tale / Richard Quinney.
Series Title: Religion in the age of transformation.
Responsibility: edited by William H. Swatos, Jr. and Luigi Tomasi.
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