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Pilgrimage and Ambiguity Sharing the Sacred

Edited by Angela HOBART and Thierry ZARCONE

In association with

The Centro Incontri Umani,  Ascona

 

 

Colour Paperback,

ISBN 978-1-907774-77-5,

£25.00 (GBP), $40.00 (USD)

e-BookISBN 978-1-907774-99-7

 

OPEN ACCESS (link)

 

Sean Kingston Publishing
 – 2 Hermitage Cottages – Canon Pyon

http://www.seankingston.co.uk


Herefordshire
 HR4 8NN, UK

 

Contents

 

Introduction: Why do pilgrims share a sanctuary? Some hypotheses by A. HOBART and T. ZARCONE

 

Ambiguous sacred places in the Mediterranean

 

Towards a reappraisal of ambiguity. In the footsteps of Frederick W. Hasluck by D. ALBERA

 

From the god Amon to Sufi mawlids by P.-J. LUIZARD

 

‘Ambiguity in context’ according to Islamic thought. Bridging theory and actuality relating to saints in Islam by Y. TONAGA

 

Pilgrimages and sacred places in the Indo-Persian world and China

 

Chinese, Tibetan and Mongol Buddhists on Wutaishan (China) from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century by I. CHARLEUX

 

Betwixt and Between Figures of ambiguity in the Sufi cult of Lāl Shāhbāz Qalandar (Pakistan) by J. W. FREMBGEN

 

Syncretism and the superimposition of Islam on Buddhism in the Pamir Mountain cults and saint veneration by T. ZARCONE

 

Ambiguous sites cross-culturally

 

Monte Verita, the ‘Mountain of Truth’ in Ascona A pilgrimage site of paradoxes and contradiction by A. HOBART

 

The Seven Sleepers pilgrimage in Brittany. The ambiguity of a Christian-Muslim ‘heterotopia’ by M. PENICAUD

 

Multi-centric mythscapes. Sanctuaries and pilgrimages in north-west Amazonian Arawakan religious traditions by R. M. WRIGHT, O. Gonzalez NANEZ and C. C. XAVIER LEAL

 

 

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