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Every Pilgrim S Guide To Assisi

Author : Judith Dean
ISBN : 1853114189
Genre : Religion
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This guide blends practical tourist information, historical background, illustrations, maps and street plans to enable all vistors to make the most of their stay. All the major Franciscan sites are described in detail and include: the basilicas, piazzas and hidden gems of Assisi; San Damiano; Greccio; La Verna; Gubbio and Lake Trasimeno. Also included are suggested short itineraries for Rome, Florence and Sienna.
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Every Pilgrim S Guide To Assisi

Author : Judith Dean
ISBN : 1557255148
Genre : Religion
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Written by an experienced tour leader, this guidebook blends practical tourist information, historical background, full-color illustrations, maps, and street plans with explanations of the spiritual importance of each place and moment of the early Franciscan movement.
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Every Pilgrim S Guide To Walsingham

Author : Elizabeth Obbard
ISBN : 1853118087
Genre : Travel
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Walsingham in Norfolk is England's premier place of pilgrimage for Anglicans and Roman Catholics alike. Also known as 'England's Nazareth' its famous Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham dates back to the eleventh century. Its restoration 75 years ago helped to remake Walsingham as important a pilgrimage destination as it was prior to the Reformation. This pocket sized illustrated guide to Walsingham offers practical information for visitors alongside historical and devotional material.
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Every Pilgrim S Guide To Lourdes

Author : Sally Martin
ISBN : 1853116270
Genre : Lourdes (France)
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This pocket guide combines a mix of practical information, history, devotional commentary, prayers and readings for pilgrims to Lourdes today. Universally known throughout the Catholic world, many hundreds of pilgrimage groups visit Lourdes each year from Britain and Ireland. It also includes a detailed A-Z guide to places and events, the engaging story of Bernadette, and other places of interest nearby for extra days out.
Category: Lourdes (France)

Every Pilgrim S Guide To England S Holy Places

Author : Michael Counsell
ISBN : 1853115223
Genre : Travel
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England's rich spiritual history is portrayed in this informative pocket travel companion, covering more than a thousand places that can be visited today. Cathedrals and abbeys, simple chapels, martyrs' memorials, pilgrim shrines and famous resting places are all featured in this book which connects us to our deepest spiritual roots, reveals the vast holy land lying beneath our feet and tells the stories of the men and women who shaped it.
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Francis Of Assisi

Author : Adrian House
ISBN : IND:30000071011336
Genre : Christian saints
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Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) was the least dogmatic of saints, seeing himself as God's troubadour or fool. His life was rich in its succession of dramas. After his debauchery as a young playboy, merchant and soldier - he fought at the Battle of Collestrada - he stripped naked in court, abandoned everything he owned and devoted his life to the poorest and the sick. On his missions he walked over the Pyrenees barefoot, was shipwrecked, and crossed the lines during the Fifth Crusade to parley with the Sultan in Egypt. In 1224 marks similar to Christ's wounds appeared on his hands, feet and side, the first recorded case of stigmata. Francis's feelings for creation, epitomised in his sermon to the birds, stimulated the realism of the Italian Renaissance artists; his vernacular poems inclined Dante to write The Divine Comedy in Italian not Latin. The first religious order he founded, for men, had a radical effect on social justice and the developing universities in Europe; his second order, the Poor Clares, for women, soon numbered hundreds, including royalty and half a dozen saints; his third, for laity sworn to peace, helped destroy the military power of feudalism. But above all it is through his universal love that he has influenced the world for nearly eight centuries, drawing more than three million people every year to his tomb in Assisi.
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Francis Of Assisi

Author : Adrian House
ISBN : 1587680270
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is written for readers of any faith or none. Although the whole of Francis's life was based on his belief in God and in Jesus as His Son, Francis was the least dogmatic of saints, seeing himself as God's troubadour or fool. It is unnecessary to share his faith in order to appreciate his soaring achievements.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Every Pilgrim S Guide To Rome

Author : Michael Walsh
ISBN : 9781848256187
Genre : Religion
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In addition to being one of the world’s most enthralling cities, Rome, with its 900 churches and shrines, has been a major pilgrimage destination for over 1500 years and continues to draw millions of pilgrims today. This unique travel companion gives a brief history of Christian Rome and tells the story of its pilgrimage tradition. It offers an in-depth guide to the Eternal City’s principal Christian sites including: St Peter’s and other basilicas Relics of the nativity and passion Memorials of the saints The catacombs Pilgrim excursions from Rome Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps, and conveniently pocket sized for ease of use.
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Author : Ian C. Bradley
ISBN : PSU:000066142249
Genre : Religion
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This book explores the phenomenon of Christian pilgrimage, pointing to its origins in the exodus and subsequent wilderness experience of the Jews, the medieval heyday when millions of pilgrims spend months traveling across Europe, and the modern revival that has blurred the lines between pilgrimage and tourism and made places such as Iona, Taize, and Santiago di Compostella the mecca for contemporary seekers and travelers. Lavishily illustrated, the book begins with the history and then covers pilgrimages in Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Norway, France, Spain, Italy, Bosnia-Herzogovina, and Poland. Providing a mixture of history and fact with vivid personal experiences and pilgrims' own accounts and prayers, Ian Bradley brings to life one of the most vibrant expressions of Christian spirituality.
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