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Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture: Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture


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This series deals with the universal phenomenon of pilgrimage, understood in a wide sense, making available the latest research sponsored by the IEGPS. It focuses on historical, cultural, political and religious aspects of the subject, prioritizing multidisciplinary and diverse approaches and analyses, with volumes covering historical periods from the medieval to the modern and a world-wide geographical range.

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Redefining Pilgrimage New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Pilgrimages

Redefining Pilgrimage: New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Pilgrimages

1st Edition

Edited By Antón M. Pazos
April 25, 2018

Exploring what does and what does not constitute pilgrimage, Redefining Pilgrimage draws together a wide variety of disciplines including politics, anthropology, history, religion and sociology. Leading contributors offer a broad range of case studies from a wide geographical area, exploring new ...

Pilgrims and Pilgrimages as Peacemakers in Christianity, Judaism and Islam

Pilgrims and Pilgrimages as Peacemakers in Christianity, Judaism and Islam

1st Edition

By Antón M. Pazos
October 26, 2016

Pilgrimages can be analysed as acts of conflict - such as the Crusades - or also as platforms for relationship building and rapprochement between religions. With a set of contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the concept of pilgrimage in Christianity, Judaism and Islam...

Translating the Relics of St James From Jerusalem to Compostela

Translating the Relics of St James: From Jerusalem to Compostela

1st Edition

Edited By Antón M. Pazos
August 29, 2016

Analysing the narration of the translatio of the body of Saint James from Palestine to Santiago de Compostela and its impact on the historical and biblical construction of Jacobean pilgrimages, this book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the two cities at the centre of the legend: Jerusalem...

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