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Barnes, Ruth; Branfoot, Crispin
This book explores the role of pilgrimage in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and the religions that developed in India. It was written to coincide with an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (2006), but it is not a catalogue of the display. It is intended to be read independently, as it explores attitudes to pilgrimage in the different religions; it also includes accounts of individual pilgrimage, both historical and contemporary. Common themes emerge, regardless of religious affiliation. The departure from daily life is part of all pilgrimages. Along the way, the journey may lead past lesser shrines and sacred landscapes. The visit to the central shrine, the final goal of the journey, culminates in an intense spiritual experience. Reliquaries and souvenirs many help to hold on to this moment and transfer its power back into everyday life. Pilgrimage survives as an important aspect of religious awareness and identification to this day. 132pp.
Ashmolean Museum, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1854442155
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Inventory #15565
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Hermsen, Joke J; Lenning, Alkeline Van
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Crease to bottom right corner of front cover. 249pp.
Routledge, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415061393
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Inventory #26119
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Masellis,M. And Gunn,S.W.A.
This book is a sequel to "The Management of Mass Burn Casualties and Fire Disasters" by the same editors. Like its predecessor, this book is a continuing reflection of commitment to the reduction of fire disasters and the improvement of burn therapy. The health professions have been continually developing effective management in burn therapy; in parallel, the community has been mobilizing fire prevention and fire fighting mechanisms that protect the environment from ever-increasing hazards of disasters. This work reflects their efforts. 603pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388879
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Inventory #15614
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Brown embossed cloth with gilt decoration.332pp.
The Co-operative Wholesale Society Limited, 1918, Decorative Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28832
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Chai, Winberg
Synopsis The book's editor, political scientist Dr Winberg Chai, provides in his introduction a concise overview of this largely unknown kingdom from its geography and history to its contemporary role in the 'war on terrorism'. "Saudi Arabia: A Modern Reader" provides readers enough historical data and contemporary information about the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to understand their role in the Middle East and to form their own opinions about its present and future relationship to the United States.200pp.
Univ of Indianapolis Pr, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0880938595
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Inventory #15965
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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