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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

Author: Li Vin De Hamme
Publisher: Nabu Press
Keywords: historiques, terre, sainte, lieux, sanctuaires, indicateur, des, guide
Number of Pages: 724
Published: 2012-03-06
ISBN-10: 1277200610
ISBN-13: 9781277200614

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below

Author: Arthur Gilman
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Keywords: baghdad, times, earliest, saracens
Number of Pages: 520
Published: 2004-04-01
ISBN-10: 1417912480
ISBN-13: 9781417912483

1890. With maps, many illustrations, a chronological table, and a list of books treating the subject. Contents: How the Story Begins; Creatures of Fire, Light and Clay; The Times of Ignorance; The Year of the Elephant; The Sacrilegious War; The Camel-Driver of the Desert; The Man of Affairs Meditates; The Month Ramadan; A Prophet with Little Honor; Fugitives in a Strange Land; A Twofold Cord Broken; To the Seventh Heaven; In a Cave; The Year One; Islam; The Sword is Drawn; Victory for Mecca; The Battle of the Ditch; Exiles in an Empty City; The Mother of Cities Conquered; How Taif was Besieged

Author: John Wesley Etheridge
Publisher: Books LLC
Keywords: clarke, adam, rev, life
Number of Pages: 318
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1458887111
ISBN-13: 9781458887115

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. HONOURED BY THE GREAT AND GOOD. The fallen heart of man is not so utterly abandoned and debased as to Lave lost all sensibility to the praiseworthiness of the things that are pure, and honest, and of good report; for, among the heathens themselves, the wreath was given to the patriot, and shrines and statues rose to the fame of the wise and the just. Nor does Christianity discounte
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