Victor Turner


Girl in poncho and hat looking down the road

Download PDF: Karst, Itineraries In 1978, Victor and Edith Turner published their groundbreaking work Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture. Grounded in Victor Turner’s theories of symbolic anthropology, this text offered one of the first comprehensive theories of Christian pilgrim practice.

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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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