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Conflicts, religion and culture in tourism.

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The principle behind this book is to demonstrate to the reader the range of elements that come in to play when one considers themes such as conflict, religion and culture in relation to tourism. The book provides an assessment of the increasing linkages and interconnections between religious tourism and secular spaces on a global stage. The book is presented in three main parts. Part I is comprise...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 107)

Visiting graves, tombs and shrines in Islamic Law.

This chapter explores the issues and concepts associated with the burial of the dead in Islam, the construction of graves and tombs and their visitation. It looks at the debate over the permissibility of visiting sacred sites like tombs and shrines in the Sunni legal tradition. In addition to discussing the evidence put forward by both sides of the discussion, it introduces the proper etiquette of visiting graves in the Islamic tradition and endeavours to reach a balanced conclusion.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism. Author(s): Raj, R. Griffin, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Consciousness in conflict. Author(s): Suleman, R. Qayum, B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Defamation of religion and freedom of speech. Author(s): Chowdhury, A. Raj, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 34) Imagining the contours of culture: is religious tourism a precondition for conflict? Author(s): Korstanje, M. Echarri Chavéz, M. Cisneros Mustelier, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 44) The essence of community cohesion through religious tolerance. Author(s): Raja, I. Raj, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 57) Religious tourism and pilgrimage in a non-religious country: the Czech Republic. Author(s): Rája, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 69) Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism in the heritization of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki. Author(s): Kawashima, T. D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 82) Claiming territory: the role of pilgrimage in the struggle for a re-Christianization of Sweden. Author(s): Wiktorin, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 94) Cuba and its Christian roots: a case for understanding religious tourism. Author(s): Echarri Chavéz, M. Cisneros Mustelier, L. Korstanje, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 117) Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India. Author(s): Sanjeev Singh Nayan Srivastava Karitikeya Sonker Manas Ranjan
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 130) Halal tourism: the case of Turkey. Author(s): Bİlİm, Y. Özer, Ö.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 144) Kosher tourism: a case study from Greece. Author(s): Moira, P. Mylonopoulos, D. Vasilopoulou, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 155) War and cultural heritage: the case of religious monuments. Author(s): Mylonopoulos, D. Moira, P. Kikilia, K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Islamic Law Department, Necmettin Erbakan University Faculty of Divinity, Konya, Turkey.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390646
  • Record Number
  • 20173291105