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Traveling
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From the journey of Abraham to the travels of Jesus and Paul, from medieval pilgrims to today's global trekkers, travel has held deep religious significance. In fact, says Joerg Rieger, traveling can be seen as a metaphor for the whole Christian life, especially pertinent in an age of global connectedness, widespread international travel, and religious encounter. Rieger's historical and theological reflections offer concrete ways in which travel can open up fresh encounters with meaning and, ultimately, the divine

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 2-7
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Series Foreword
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. 1: Experiences on the Road: Travel, Tourism, and Migration
  2. pp. 7-24
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  1. 2: The Judeo-Christian Traditions on the Road: Theological Reflections on Travel
  2. pp. 25-48
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  1. 3: Pilgrims and Vagabonds: Challenges from the Road
  2. pp. 49-72
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  1. 4: Beyond Religious Tourism: Traveling Alternatively
  2. pp. 73-92
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  1. 5: Travel as Theological and Political Acts of Resistance and Reconstruction: Conclusions
  2. pp. 93-108
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 109-116
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  1. Suggestions for Further Reading
  2. pp. 117-118
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  1. Reader's Guide
  2. pp. 119-120
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