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  • Rise of pilgrims on the Camino to Santiago: Sign of change or religious revival?
    Oviedo, Lluis, Scarlett de Courcier, and Miguel Farias (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 433-442.

    A survey of pilgrims at various locations along the Camino to Santiago reveals contrasting motives & expectations.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • Hatsum?de, the visitation of Shinto shrines: Religion and culture in the Japanese context.
    Ozawa-deSilva, Chikako (2014)
    In Ellen L. Idler (ed.) Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 71-76.

    First-hand account of performing hatsum?de, & interview interpretations of it.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Japan; Pilgrimage; Ritual; Shinto
  • Building Temples in China. Memories, Tourism, and Identities.
    Chan, Selina Ching, and Graeme Lang (2014)
    London and New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; China; Tourists; Pilgrimage; Daoist, China
  • Appartenances en fête: entre l’ordinaire et le spectaculaire.
    Salzbrunn, Monika (2014)
    Social Compass 61:2: 250-260.

    Observes the Murid Sufi brotherhood in Harlem & Paris, & the Catholic Church in Saint Maurice, Switzerland using public spectacle to attract migrants. Comments by François Gauthier, pp. 261-271.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Feast; Mouride; Pilgrimage; Spectacle; African Americans; Catholic, Switzerland; United States, New York, New York; Switzerland, Saint Maurice; France, Paris; African Swiss; African French
  • Creating sacred space by walking in silence: Pilgrimage in a late modern Lutheran context.
    Davidsson Bremborg, Anna (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 544-560.

    Based on 2005-08 field data from 25 Swedish pilgrimages.

    Associated Search Terms: Lutheran, Sweden; Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Sweden
  • Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France.
    Fedele, Anna (2012)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Pilgrimage
  • Pour une sociologie des pèlerinages séculiers contemporains. Essai de typologie.
    Frégosi, Franck (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 311-323.

    Programatic essay.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Pilgrimage
  • Le pèlerinage touristique: un nouveau type d'activité sociale en situation d'hypermodernité.
    Liogier, Raphaël (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 334-344.

    Contemporary pilgrimage differs from traditional, but it is more than tourism, involving a spiritual quest.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Pilgrimage; Quest
  • Religion and the "Public/Private" Problematic: The Three "Public" Spheres of the Lourdes Pilgrimage.
    Terado, Junko (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 345-356.

    The Lourdes pilgrimage originated as a protest identity in the face of militantly secular France & become a center for deprivatizing suffering. The author employs 3 meanings of "public."

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Secularization; Identity; Historical; France, Lourdes
  • Les sites d'eau bénite chrétiens en Éthiopie et le sida: tensions entre des dynamiques sacrées et profanes.
    Hermann, Judith (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 357-366.

    The introduction of antiretroviral drugs in a healing site was thought to undermine the power of he holy water, leading pilgrims to an alternative site where they were more discreet about resorting to modern medicine.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethiopian Orthodox; Ritual; Pilgrimage; Sacred/profane; Healing; Ethiopia; AIDS
  • Between religion and state: The Dajia pilgrimage in Taiwan.
    Chang, Hsun (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 298-310.

    Focuses on the Dajia Temple in Keelung, Taiwan. Pilgrimages mix sacred & profane rather than establish a boundary.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Politics, Taiwan; Sacred/profane; Taiwan, Keelung; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess)
  • The 'urs of the patron saint of Lahore: National popular festival and sacred union between the Pakistani state and society?
    Philippon, Alix (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 289-297.

    Overview of a festival/pilgrimage ('urs) of a Sufi saint, used by the Pakistani government as a nationalist symbol.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Pakistan; Pilgrimage; Politics, Pakistan; Feast; Saints; Sufi, Pakistan; Islam, Pakistan
  • Pèlerinages et économie: des marchands du temple aux offrandes pèlerines.
    Camhi-Rayer, Bernadette (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 324-333.

    Considers the economic impact of pilgrimage at Lourdes, France, & the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage of Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Pilgrimage; Marian; Economic; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); France, Lourdes; Taiwan, Keelung
  • Religious Pilgrimage, Pilgrimage Spirituality and Everyday Life.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2011)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Religion, Spirituality and Everyday Practice. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 33-43.

    Modern pilgrimage centers on what one spiritually experiences rather than on rules, ascetcism, or penitence.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Pilgrimage
  • Énoncés de croyance en situation. Réflexion à partir des “croyances” d’un pèlerin de Lourdes.
    Amiotte-Suchet, Laurent (2011)
    In P. Gisel and S. Margel (eds.) Le croire au coeur des sociétés et des cultures. Différences et déplacements. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, pp. 147-161.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Pilgrimage; France, Lourdes
  • The cognition of hardship experience in Himalayan pilgrimage.
    Nordin, Andreas (2011)
    Numen 58: 632-673.

    Associated Search Terms: Tibet; Pilgrimage; Cognitive; Nepal
  • La "montée" au Mur des Fédérés du Père-Lachaise, pèlerinage laïque partisan.
    Frégosi, Franck (2011)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 155:3: 165-189.

    Focuses on the site where communards were executed in 1871.

    Associated Search Terms: France, Paris; Pilgrimage; Secular religion
  • Frequentare un luogo sacro, oggi, fra tradizione e innoazione.
    Rech, Giovanna (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 67-79.

    Based on 2001-08 observation & interviews at the shrine of Saints Vittore & Corona in Feltre, Italy, north of the Veneto.

    Associated Search Terms: Shrine; Pilgrimage; Italy, Feltre; Participant observation
  • Marcher vers Compostelle: Ethnographie d'une pratique pèlerine.
    Zapponi, Elena (2011)
    Paris: L'Harmattan.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Participant observation; Spain, Santiago de Compostela
  • Problemi metodologici nell'osservazione di un pellegrinaggio contemporaneo. Il circolo magico dell'incantamento indigeno à confronto con il ruolo dell'etnografo.
    Zapponi, Elena (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 81-89.

    Based on interviews with foot pilgrims to santiago de Compostela in 1998, '99, & 2003, & observation; the latter method changed the theoretical perspective used in comprehending the phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Communitas; Pilgrimage; Spain, Santiago de Compostela; Methodology
  • Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright.
    Kelner, Shaul (2010)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Pilgrimage; Israel; Jewish
  • Pilgrimage and Conversion.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-130.

    Conceptual development of pilgrimage as polythetic.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Pilgrimage
  • Some Characteristics of Pilgrims in Serbia: Motives and Meanings of Pilgrimages.
    Ciparizovic, Dragana Radisavljevic (2009)
    In Danijela Gavrilovic (ed.) Revitalization of Religion. Theoretical and Comparative Approaches. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 101-110.

    Associated Search Terms: Serbia; Pilgrimage
  • Maria of the Oak: Society and the Problem of Divine Intervention.
    Lee, Daniel B. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 213-231.

    Observation of pilgrims & of prayers & testimonies left at the Mary of the Oak shrine in Bavaria.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular Catholicism; Prayer; Pilgrimage; Marian; Germany; Catholic, Germany; Shrine
  • Religious Tourism in America: Identity Formation of Sites and Visitors.
    Schott, Sarah Bill (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Loyola University Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Modern World: New Itineraries into the Sacred.
    Margry, Peter Jan (2008)
    Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shrine; Pilgrimage
  • Peregrinação, turismo e Nova Era: Caminhos de Santiago de Compostela no Brasil.
    Steil, Carlos Alberto, and Sandra de Sá Carneiro (2008)
    Religião e Sociedade 28:1: 105-124.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; New age; Pilgrimage
  • Spirituality in silence and nature: Motivations, experiences and impressions among Swedish pilgrims.
    Davidsson Bremborg, Anna (2008)
    Journal for Empirical Theology 21:2: 149-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Spirituality; Experience; Pilgrimage
  • Pilgrim Tourism: Case Study of Three Sanctuaries in Serbia.
    Radisavljevic-Ciparizovic, Dragana (2008)
    In Dragoljub B. Dordevic (ed.) The Sociology of Religion in the Former Yugoslav Republics. Nis, Serbia: Yugoslav Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, pp. 149-156.

    Account of an on-going study at Veil of the Holy Mother monstery, Dunis (Orthodox); St. Petka chapel of Kalemegdan, Belgrade (Orthodox); Holy Mother of Tekije sanctuary, Petrovaradin (Catholic), all visited by Orthodox, Catholics, & Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Pilgrimage; Serbia; Tourists; Shrine
  • Pilgrims and Progress. The Production of Religious Experience in a Korean Religion.
    Bell, Kirsten (2008)
    Nova religio 12:1: 83-102.

    Based on field work in Korea. Chondogyo is a modernizing religion and hence is ambivalent over trance but emphasizes pilgrimage instead.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Modernization; Chondogyo; Trance; Korea (South)
  • Enchanted pasts. The role of inrnational civil religious pilgrimage in reclaiming national collective memory.
    West, Brad (2008)
    Sociological Theory 26:3:258-270.

    Australian backpacker tourists to Gallipoli battlefields.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Turkey, Gallipoli; Civil religion; Memory; Pilgrimage
  • Pilgrimage, Religious Institutions, and the Construction of Orthodoxy.
    Loveland, Matthew T. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:3: 317-334.

    Analyzes 2004 survey data from U.S.A. Catholicism; religious experience & plgrimage involvement predict orthodoxy.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Pilgrimage; Celibacy; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Catholic, U.S.A.; Experience
  • Pilgrimage Growth in the Modern World: Meanings and Implications.
    Reader, Ian (2007)
    Religion 37:3: 210-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • Pilgrimage, commodities, and religious objectification: The making of transnational Shiism between Iran and Syria.
    Pinto, Paulo G. (2007)
    Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 27:1: 109-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Transnational; Pilgrimage; Shi'ite
  • Paradigms of Travel: From Religious Pilgrimage to Postmodern Tourism.
    Kaelber, Lutz (2006)
    In J. Timothy Dallen and Daniel H. Olsen (eds.) Tourism, Religion, and Spiritual Journeys. London: Routledge, pp. 49-63.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • Place and Pilgrimage, Real and Imagined.
    Kaelber, Lutz (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 277-295.

    Considers imagined & physical pilgrimage.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Internet
  • Graves as attractions: Pilgrimage-Tourism to Jewish holy graves in Israel.
    Collins-Krener, Noga (2006)
    Journal of Cultural Geography 24:1: 67-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Israel; Pilgrimage; Tourists
  • The Politics of Pilgrimage: The Social Construction of Ground Zero.
    Selby, Jennifer A. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 159-185.

    Associated Search Terms: Turner, Victor; Disaster; Pilgrimage; Sacred
  • What Price Salvation? The Exchange of Salvation Goods between India and the West.
    Burger, Maya (2006)
    Social Compass 53:1: 81-95. [Also in Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Bern: Peter Lang, 2008, pp. 235-255]

    Finds market theory wanting for the study of the spread of Yoga.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Yoga; Bricolage; Pilgrimage
  • For Church and for England: Pilgrimage without Tourism.
    Swatos, William H., Jr. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 1-31.

    Pilgrimage phenomena related to the commemoration of King Charles I of England.

    Associated Search Terms: Church of England; Pilgrimage; Saints; Anglican
  • The New Pilgrimage--Return to Tradition or Adaptation to Modernity? The Case of Saint Joseph's Oratory, Montreal.
    Geoffroy, Martin, and Jean-Guy Vaillencourt (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Nethrlands: Brill, pp. 255-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Shrine; Pilgrimage; Catholic, Canada
  • Spiritual Tourism: Brazilian Faith Healing Goes Global.
    Rocha, Cristina (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden: The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 105-123.

    Ethnographic study of a healing center in Brazil & tour there by Australians.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Healing; Kardecist; Pilgrimage; Brazil, Goiás
  • Jubilee 2000: A Computer-Assisted Analysis of the Religion of Jubilee People.
    Cipriani, Roberto (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 219-253.

    Based on 96 in-depth interviews during the Jubilee 2000 in Rome; there was little reltionship betweenofficial meanings & respondents' meanings of the Jubillee experience.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Popular Catholicism; Pilgrimage; Italy, Rome; Catholic; Feast
  • Journeys to the Goddess: Pilgrimage and Tourism in the New Age.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 33-60.

    Focus on the meaning of pilgrimage to goddess worship visitation sites in Crete, Malta, & Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; Anti-structure; Communitas; Goddess; Feminism; Neopagan; Pilgrimage
  • Desert Pilgrimage: Liminality, Transfomation, and Other at the Burning Man Festival.
    Gilmore, Lee (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 125-158.

    Ethnography & survey of a secular pilgrimage.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Communitas; Participant observation; Turner, Edith; Turner, Victor; United States, Nevada, Black Rock Desert; Liminality
  • Pilgrims, Seekers and History Buffs: Identity Creation through Religious Tourism.
    Schutt, Sarah Bill (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 297-327.

    Participant observation & interviews at the William Miller Farm and Homestead, & the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Most visitors were religious tourists, but occasional pilgrim phenomena occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, U.S.A.; Pilgrimage; United States, New York, Palmyra; United States, New York, Low Hampton; Identity; Tourists; Advent Christian Church; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Pèlerinages et Sanctuaires du Monde Chrétien.
    Lanzi, Gioia, and Fernando Lanzi (2005)
    Rodez: Éditions du Rouergue.

    Associated Search Terms: Shrine; Pilgrimage
  • Tous égaux devant Dieu? Réflexions sur les logiques d'éligibilité des miraculés.
    Amiotte-Suchet, Laurent (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 241-254.

    Compares ethnographic data from the late 1990s on French Pentecostals & Catholic pilgrims to Lourdes; the former seek physical miracles while the latter seek interior transformation.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Miracle; Pentecostal, France; Participant observation; Catholic, France; Pilgrimage; Healing
  • Introduction. Reframing Pilgrimage.
    Coleman, Simon, and John Eade (2004)
    In Simon Coleman and John Eade (eds.) Reframing Pilgrimage. Cultures in Motion. London: Routledge, pp. 1-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
  • Intersecting Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgirmage and Tourism.
    Badone, Ellen, and Sharon R. Roseman (2004)
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage
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