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Encountering the sacred : the debate on Christian pilgrimage in late antiquity

Author: Bruria Bitton-Ashkelony
Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Series: Transformation of the classical heritage, 38.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This innovative study sheds new light on one of the most spectacular changes to occur in late antiquity--the rise of pilgrimage all over the Christian world--by setting the phenomenon against the wide background of the political and theological debates of the time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bitton-Ashkelony, Bruria.
Encountering the sacred.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004018179
(OCoLC)56330198
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruria Bitton-Ashkelony
ISBN: 9780520931121 0520931122 1423745450 9781423745457 9786612357527 6612357525 1598759256 9781598759259
OCLC Number: 62865871
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity; 1. Basil of Caesarea's and Gregory of Nyssa's Attitudes Toward Pilgrimage; 2. Jerome's Position on Pilgrimage: Vacillating Between Support and Reservations; 3. Augustine on Holy Space; 4. Pilgrimage in Monastic Culture; 5. Local Versus Central Pilgrimage; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Places; Index of Biblical Citations.
Series Title: Transformation of the classical heritage, 38.
Responsibility: Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony.
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This innovative study sheds new light on one of the most spectacular changes to occur in late antiquity--the rise of pilgrimage all over the Christian world--by setting the phenomenon against the wide background of the political and theological debates of the time.

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