"Tourism, Religion and Spiritual Journeys" [NOOK Book]

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This volume draws together a distinguished list of contributors to study the global phenomena of religious tourism, examining and challenging existing concepts and practices, and raising significant contemporary questions.
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Overview

This volume draws together a distinguished list of contributors to study the global phenomena of religious tourism, examining and challenging existing concepts and practices, and raising significant contemporary questions.
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Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents

1. Tourism and Religious Journeys 2. Sacred Spaces and Tourist Places 3. Religious and Secular Pilgrimage 4. Paradigms of Travel 5. Travel and Journeying on the Sea of Faith 6. Religious Tourism as an Educational Experience 7. Empty Bottles at Sacred Sites 8. Management Issues for Religious Heritage Attractions 9. Tourism and the Spiritual Philosophies of the 'Orient' 10. Nature Religion, Self Spirituality and New Age Tourism 11. Global Jewish Tourism 12. Buddhism, Tourism and the Middle Way 13. Tourism and Islam 14. Pilgrimage in Sikh Tradition 15. Pilgrimage in Hinduism 16. Sacred Places and Tourism in the Roman Catholic Tradition 17. Tourism and Informal Pilgrimage among the Latter-Day Saints 18. Conclusion

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