Holy Rover is about the transformative power of travel.
If you've ever been curious about the ancient spiritual practice of pilgrimage, come along with Lori Erickson as she explores a dozen holy sites around the world.
Travel writer, Episcopal deacon, and author of the Holy Rover blog at Patheos, Erickson is an engaging guide for pilgrims eager to take a spiritual journey.
Both irreverent and devout, Holy Rover describes travels that changed her lifeand can change yours, too.
|Publisher:||Augsburg Fortress, Publishers|
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About the Author
Lori Erickson is one of the country's top travel writers specializing in spiritual journeys. She has published more than one thousand articles in national and regional publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Better Homes & Gardens, and House Beautiful.
Table of Contents
Prologue: A Farmer's Daughter on the Bank of the Nile xi
Chapter 1 Among the Lutherans 1
Pilgrimage: Martin Luther Sites in Germany
Chapter 2 Drawing Down the Moon 19
Pilgrimage: On the Trail of Elves in Iceland
Chapter 3 Writing My Way Around the World 39
Pilgrimage: At Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts
Chapter 4 Of Healing and Miracles 59
Pilgrimage: The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes in France
Chapter 5 In the Light of Stained Glass Windows 77
Pilgrimage: Jerusalem and Galilee in Israel
Chapter 6 The Mystics and Mary 97
Pilgrimage: The Temple of Artemis and House of the Virgin Mary in Ephesus, Turkey
Chapter 7 Following a Call 113
Pilgrimage: With Thomas Merton in Kentucky
Chapter 8 Wise Women Wisdom 131
Pilgrimage: Along the Rhine with Hildegard of Bingen in Germany
Chapter 9 In the Valley of the Shadow 149
Pilgrimage: Machu Picchu in Peru
Chapter 10 Becoming a Bear 171
Pilgrimage: Bear Butte in South Dakota
Chapter 11 Not Always So 189
Pilgrimage: Kumbum Chamtse Ling Temple in Bloomington, Indiana
Chapter 12 The Church of God's Odds and Ends 209
Pilgrimage: Iona in Scotland
Epilogue: Visions 227