Pilgrimage: From the Ganges to Graceland : an Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2002 - Reference - 769 pages
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Nationalistic meccas, shrines to popular culture, and sacred traditions for the world's religions from Animism to Zoroastrianism are all examined in two accessible and comprehensive volumes.

* More than 500 A–Z entries ranging from the Alamo and Bamiyan to tourism and visual arts

* Photographs including worshipers at the Western Wall, pyramids in Egypt, and the Montserrat monastery in Spain illuminate the coverage

* Maps including the Hajj, Jerusalem, the journeys of Saint Paul, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

* Includes two appendixes: pilgrimage sites by country and pilgrimage sites by religion, a complete bibiliography, and a thorough index

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Sacred Space 543
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Activities in Preparation for Pilgrimage
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About the author (2002)

Linda Kay Davidson, PhD, is a medievalist and Spanish instructor at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, and the coauthor of several books on pilgrimage.

David M. Gitlitz, PhD, is professor of hispanic studies at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.

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