Pilgrims and Pilgrimage

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Journey, spirituality and daily life through the centuries

This easy-to-use, highly visual, interactive CD-ROM explores the theme of Pilgrimage through Literature, History, Art and Architecture, Maps, Social Anthropology, Classical Religion, Major World Religions, the Bible and Christian Tradition, Tourism, and accounts of pilgrims past and present.

  • Introduction
    What is Pilgrimage?; Place & Journey in Cultures and Faiths Worldwide; Pilgrimage & Social Anthropology
  • Pilgrimage in Early Christian Spirituality
    The Bible; The Early Church; The Desert & Monasticism; Greek & Roman Pilgrimage; Christian Holy Places
  • Pilgrimage in Anglo-Saxon England
    Leading the Christian Life; Place Pilgrimage: Saints' Cults; Anglo-Saxon Pilgrims Abroad; Celtic Peregrini
  • Pilgrimage in Later Medieval England
    • Daily Christian Life (Life as Pilgrimage: Sin & Salvation; Resources for the Journey: The Church & its Teaching, Personal Spirituality.)
    • Place Pilgrimage (Holy Places; Saints' Cults/Relics; Destinations in England & Abroad; The Journey; Women; Pilgrimage Art; Narratives, Maps & Guides)
    • Inner Journeys (Anchorites; Monastic Orders; Mystics)
    • Saints in Medieval Spirituality
    • Pilgrimage in Medieval Literature
  • An Ongoing Legacy
    The Reformation; Pilgrimage in Literature; Pilgrimage and Tourism; Pilgrimage Today

Also contains: Interactive Encyclopaedia, Extensive Image Gallery, Key Pilgrim Texts, Bibliography, Virtual Medieval Parish Church.