1000 Sacred Places: A World Travel To Religious And Spiritual Sites
  • 1000 Sacred Places: A World Travel To Religious And Spiritual Sites
  • 1000 Sacred Places: A World Travel To Religious And Spiritual Sites

1000 Sacred Places: A World Travel To Religious And Spiritual Sites

by Christoph Engels
     
 

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Holy places and spiritual sites are found throughout the world. All of them have in common a mysterious drawing power that has held humankind in its spell since the beginning of time. In addition to the holy sites of the great religions, you can find countless spiritual places of indigenous peoples and vanished cultures. The book 1000 Sacred Places presents

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Holy places and spiritual sites are found throughout the world. All of them have in common a mysterious drawing power that has held humankind in its spell since the beginning of time. In addition to the holy sites of the great religions, you can find countless spiritual places of indigenous peoples and vanished cultures. The book 1000 Sacred Places presents one thousand such special places, including some of the great Christian cathedrals in Europe; pilgrim paths and places of pilgrimage; Hindu, Buddhist, and Shinto temples in Asia; the most important mosques of the Islam world; natural sanctuaries in Africa, America, and Australia; and prehistoric cult sites and modern sanctuaries. This book invites to a spiritual journey through history and the cultures of the world.

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1000 SACRED PLACES, NOT BORN YESTERDAY - "...extraordinary sites, stunning photographs and informative and stimulating texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783833154805
Publisher:
H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Edition description:
Reference
Pages:
960
Sales rank:
1,348,121
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.40(d)

Meet the Author

Christoph Engels studied theology and philosophy in Bonn and Kiel. He works as the pastor of a Protestant parish in Leverkusen, Germany. Through conversations and cooperation with a team of religion and culture scientists, he gathered a plethora of information and wrote a sophisticated and comprehensive perspective on holy places everywhere in the world.

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