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Religion and spirituality are still among the most common motivations for travel. Many major tourism destinations have developed in large part as a result of their connections to sacred people, places and events. This volume draws together a distinguished list of contributors to examine the global phenomena of religious tourism, ranging from indigenous spirituality through to Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism and Christianity. Written in two parts, the first highlights the broader conceptual underpinnings, debates and paradigms, whilst the second examines the tourism and pilgrimage implications of official doctrine, scripture/holy writ, traditions and religious practices of some of the world's main religions. In parts the editors have enlisted the empirical work of scholars who not only research certain faiths, but who also adhere to them. Examining and challenging the existing concepts and practices related to religious travel, pilgrimage and spiritually motivated travel, Olsen and Timothy raises significant and interesting questions, not the least of which involves the attitudes of different religious groups and authorities to tourism and tourists.

Author Biography

Dallen J. Timothy is Associate Professor of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University and Visiting Professor of Heritage Tourism at the University of Sunderland. Dr Timothy is editor of the Journal of Heritage Tourism and has published numerous books and articles on heritage, planning, borders, and religious tourism. Daniel H. Olsen is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Waterloo. His research interests include religious heritage tourism, cultural geography, and the geography of religion. He has published several articles and book chapters on various aspects of heritage tourism, religious tourism, and cultural geography.
Release date NZ
February 23rd, 2006
Contributors
Edited by Dallen Timothy Edited by Daniel Olsen
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
8 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white tables, 8 black & white line drawings
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
304
Dimensions
156x234x22
ISBN-13
9780415354455
Product ID
1683024

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