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The Pilgrim S New Guide To The Holy Land

Author : Stephen C. Doyle
ISBN : 0814659551
Genre : Religion
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More than an updated second edition, this book combines the best information from the popular first edition with new insights to help you turn your travels into pilgrimages. In this edition of The Pilgrim's New Guide to the Holy Land, Stephen Doyle adds the words to familiar hymns, and maps and photos, and includes new insights gathered from the documents of Vatican II, Paul VI's Decree on Evangelization, and prose and poetry that foster the spirit of prayer. After a brief introduction to each Holy Place, Doyle provides the Scripture passages appropriate to those locations. In offering these passages, Doyle reminds us of Pius XII's statement that to find the meaning of God's word, we must go back to the original languages, determine the intention of the author, and take into account the literary form. Following Pius XII's suggestion, Doyle provides his own translation of Scripture passages. By presenting these passages he offers new meaning by exploring a new experience, in a new context, in a new culture. Doyle explains that there are major differences between going to the Holy Land as a pilgrim and going there as a tourist, or even as a student of history or archaeology. People join a pilgrimage from faith and for faith. This is not the same as a deepening of theological insight, or becoming more knowledgeable about the facts and beliefs of Christianity. The basic Vision that distinguishes a pilgrim from a tourist is summed up in a passage byPaul: Since you have accepted Christ Jesus as Lord, sink your roots deep in him, build your faith upon him, and overflow with thanksgiving" (Col. 2:6). In The Pilgrim's New Guide to the Holy Land, Doyle brings together the elements that facilitate that Vision. Chapters are *Jerusalem, Jerusalem - ; *Holy Places East of Jerusalem - ; *Holy Places West of Jerusalem - ; *Holy Places South of Jerusalem - ; and *Holy Places North of Jerusalem. - Also includes appendices and an index. Stephen C. Doyle, O.F.M., has guided more than one hundred pilgrimages to the Holy Land and to Greece and Asia Minor. He has taught Scripture and biblical preaching at St. John Vianney Seminary, East Aurora, New York; Christ the King Seminary, St. Bonaventure, New York; Pope John XXIII Seminary, Weston Massachusetts; St. Bonaventure University; St. Michal's College; and Emmanuel College."
Category: Religion

A New Testament Guide To The Holy Land

Author : John J. Kilgallen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023101467
Genre : History
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This book for both pilgrims and armchair travelers is a unique introduction to the holy sites of Israel and explains both the physical and spiritual aspects of these areas. Fr. Kilgallen describes each site's geographical and archeological importance, then cites Gospel passages that reveal the area's significance in Jesus' life. 29 maps and photos.
Category: History

The Holy Land

Author : Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
ISBN : 0192880136
Genre : Social Science
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The geographical focal point of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, the Holy Land has immeasurable resonance for the pilgrims it has attracted since the 5th century B.C. This indispensable, illustrated guide covers more than 200 of the best Christian, Jewish, and Islamic sites in the City of Jerusalem and the surrounding Holy Land from earliest times to 1700. Maps, plans & diagrams.
Category: Social Science

The New Christian Traveler S Guide To The Holy Land

Author : Charles H. Dyer
ISBN : 9780802480682
Genre : Travel
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Knowing the Land helps us understand the Book in new and vivid ways. Charles Dyer, a Bible scholar and licensed tour guide for Israel, and Greg Hatteberg, graduate of the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, created this reference guide for pilgrims who want to deepen the spiritual impact of their trip to Israel, as well as other travelers who just want to know more: Where did Jesus walk? Where is King David buried? Where is Mt. Sinai? You¿ll find detailed information about five key Bible lands: Israel, Egypt, Greece, Jordan, and Turkey. This guide includes a full color 32-page photo insert, practical tips for travelers, a 4-week prayer guide for preparing for your trip, and detailed maps and an outline of Bible history. With The New Christian Traveler¿s Guide to the Holy Land, you¿ll see the Bible through a new set of geographical lenses.
Category: Travel

Sacred Tracks

Author : James Harpur
ISBN : 0520233956
Genre : History
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"Drawing on contemporary accounts and a wealth of illustration, Sacred Treks captures the atmosphere of pilgrimage through the ages. Divided into three sections - "Early Paths," "Medieval Roads," and "Modern Ways" - the book describes every aspect of pilgrimage past and present, from the practicalities of setting out, to the difficult conditions of travel, to the great sites such as Rome, Jerusalem, Santiago de Compostela, and Canterbury. The book looks at the pilgrims themselves, from St. Brendan, who is said to have cast himself adrift, letting God guide his search for a paradisal holy island, to the penitents, cure-seekers, and adventurers who in the Middle Ages set out for the unknown in their millions."
Category: History

Guide To The Holy Land

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ISBN : 1599102161
Genre : Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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One of the best known and most widely used of the medieval pilgrim's guides to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, written c.1172. It offers a complete guide to sacred sites and history, and to the legends and places of historical interest in the medieval kingdom of Jerusalem. Theoderich is a major source for medieval knowledge of the region and for Jerusalem's topography. He gives detailed descriptions of its art and architecture, building materials, and housing styles. Based on the translation of Aubrey Stewart. Illustrated, new introduction, maps, bibliography, and index.
Category: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages

A Jewish Guide In The Holy Land

Author : Jackie Feldman
ISBN : 9780253021489
Genre : History
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For many Evangelical Christians, a trip to the Holy Land is an integral part of practicing their faith. Arriving in groups, most of these pilgrims are guided by Jewish Israeli tour guides. For more than three decades, Jackie Feldman—born into an Orthodox Jewish family in New York, now an Israeli citizen, scholar, and licensed guide—has been leading tours, interpreting Biblical landscapes, and fielding questions about religion and current politics. In this book, he draws on pilgrimage and tourism studies, his own experiences, and interviews with other guides, Palestinian drivers and travel agents, and Christian pastors to examine the complex interactions through which guides and tourists "co-produce" the Bible Land. He uncovers the implicit politics of travel brochures and religious souvenirs. Feldman asks what it means when Jewish-Israeli guides get caught up in their own performances or participate in Christian rituals, and reflects on how his interactions with Christian tourists have changed his understanding of himself and his views of religion.
Category: History

Guide To Plymouth

Author : William Shaw Russell
ISBN : HARVARD:32044009762444
Genre : Massachusetts
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Category: Massachusetts

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The New World Order

Author : Alan Axelrod, PhD
ISBN : 9781101443149
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The good, the bad, and the ugly behind the NWO. The "New World Order" (NWO) is a conspiracy theory; describing the evolution, or existence of one-world government administered by the powerful elite. Now Alan Axelrod offers an understandable look at what the NWO really means to people and lets the reader decide which theories are correct- or whether perhaps it's a little bit of every proposed theory. He discusses: ?The Knights of Templar, the Illuminati, the Masons, ancient and modern-day religionists and how they paved the way for a possible Fourth Reich ?The link between the lost island of Atlantis, Hitler, and the first President Bush with the concept of a future one-world government ?The United Nations, Yale University's Skull and Bones society, the Rockefellers, Morgans, Rothschilds, and Kennedys
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit