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Notes on Pilgrimage and Pilgrimage Studies

Easter Pilgrims to Jerusalem, view from the east to west 1910.

Download PDF: Kaell, Notes on Pilgrimage Studies Abstract This article discusses some recent theoretical and methodological trends in studies of pilgrimage, a field that has grown significantly as of late. It begins by exploring how scholars might study failure during pilgrimage,

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Bewildered Travel: The Sacred Quest for Confusion

Photograph of Open Book

Download PDF: RV Brazil, Bewildered Travel By Frederick J. Ruf Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2009. 224 pages. $16.50. Frederick J. Ruf does not really travel to learn. Nor does he travel to improve himself, at least not directly. Instead,

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