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Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

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This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities in Judaism, Christianity and Islam', provides historical and contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage across these religions. Part II, 'Managing Pilgrimage Sites in Holy Cities', addresses a range of management issues such as logistics, infrastructure, and malevolent visitor behaviour. The book has 13 chapters, and includes a list of discussion points and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Western holy cities and places - an introduction. Author(s): Leppäkari, M. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Judaism - Jewish and Israeli pilgrimage experience: constructing national identity. Author(s): Inbari, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Christianity - contemporary Christian pilgrimage and traditional management practices at sacred sites. Author(s): Enongene, V. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Christianity - Christian pilgrimage to sacred sites in the Holy Land: a Swedish perspective. Author(s): Gunner, G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 59) Islam - contemporary perspective. Author(s): Raj, R. Raja, I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 71) Islam - spiritual journey in Islam: the Qur'anic Cognitive Model. Author(s): Elhadary, T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Pilgrimage policy management: between shrine strategy and ritual improvisation. Author(s): Coleman, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 100) The management of pilgrims with malevolent behaviour in a holy space: a study of Jerusalem syndrome. Author(s): Kalian, M. Witztum, E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 113) Logistics at holy sites. Author(s): Trono, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 129) Protestants and pilgrimages: the Protestant infrastructure in Jerusalem. Author(s): Ariel, Y.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 144) The impact of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's campaign on Yezidi religious structures and pilgrimage practices. Author(s): Al-Marashi, I.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 156) Ambassadors for the Kingdom: evangelical volunteers in Israel as long-term pilgrims. Author(s): Engberg, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 171) Redeeming Western holy places and contested holy cities. Author(s): Leppäkari, M.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647388
  • Record Number
  • 20163376690