Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World: New Itineraries Into the Sacred

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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 ...

Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World: New Itineraries Into the Sacred 2008, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789089640116

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