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Pilgrimage and Ambiguity: Sharing the Sacred - Hobart, Angela (Editor), and Zarcone, Thierry (Editor), and Albera, Dionigi (Contributions by)
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'Ambiguous sanctuaries' are places in which the sacred is shared. These exist in almost all religions: tombs of saints, mausoleums, monasteries and shrines, a revered mountain peak, a majestic tree, a cave or special boulders in the river. This book examines this phenomenon in diverse parts of the world: in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Brazil. What these ritual spaces share is the capacity to unsettle and challenge people's experiences and understandings of reality, as well as to provoke the imagination, allowing ...

Pilgrimage and Ambiguity: Sharing the Sacred 2017, Sean Kingston Publishing, Oxon

ISBN-13: 9781907774775