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Author: Peter Jan Margry
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: itineraries, sacred, new, world, pilgrimage, modern, shrines
Number of Pages: 364
Published: 2008-12-15
ISBN-10: 9089640118
ISBN-13: 9789089640116

The modern pilgrimage—to sites ranging from Graceland to the veterans’ annual ride to to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Jim Morrison’s Paris grave—is intertwined with man’s existential uncertainties in the face of a rapidly changing world. In a climate that reproduces the religious quest in seemingly secular places, it’s no longer clear exactly what the term pilgrimage infers—and Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World critiques our notions of the secular and the sacred, while commenting on the modern media’s multiplication of images that renders the modern pilgrimage a qu
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Author: Peace Pilgrim
Publisher: Friends of Peace PIlgrim
Keywords: own, words, work, life, pilgrim, peace
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 1992-04
ISBN-10: 0943734290
ISBN-13: 9780943734293

The silver-haired woman walked away from her name and vowed to "remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace". On New Year's Day, 1953, she walked ahead of the Tournament of Roses parade handing out peace messages. It was the beginning of a pilgrimage that would last eighteen years. Traveling on foot without money or possessions, with only the food and shelter offered by well-wishers, she carried her simple yet compelling message throughout the United States and Canada. After the first 25,000 miles she stopped counting. Peace Pilgrim's account of her journeys across America an
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Author: Candace Slater
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: northeast, brazil, pilgrimage, stories, miracles, trail
Number of Pages: 322
Published: 1986
ISBN-10: 0520053060
ISBN-13: 9780520053069
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Author: Donald Roy Howard
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: narratives, posterity, pilgrimage, medieval, pilgrims, writers
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0520039262
ISBN-13: 9780520039261
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Author: P. M. Sykes, Khan Bahadur Ahmad din Khan
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: pilgrimage, tale, world, shia, glory
Number of Pages: 182
Published:
ISBN-10: 1605066958
ISBN-13: 9781605066950
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Author: Giacomo Beltrami
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: america, europe, pilgrimage
Number of Pages: 558
Published: 1970-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429001070
ISBN-13: 9781429001076

An Italian explorer explores America, finding what he believes to be the source of the Mississippi and spending a great deal of time observing Native American tribes. vol. 2 of 2
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Author: Giacomo Beltrami
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: america, europe, pilgrimage
Number of Pages: 566
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429001097
ISBN-13: 9781429001090

An Italian explorer explores America, finding what he believes to be the source of the Mississippi and spending a great deal of time observing Native American tribes. vol. 1 of 2
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