Pilgrimage, past and present
Peter Stanford considers the different meanings of pilgrimage across world history
Published: December 12, 2022 at 11:45 am
Peter Stanford reflects on the meaning of pilgrimage across world history, considering whether we share anything in common with pilgrims of the past. Speaking with Emily Briffett, he traces different pilgrim routes and shrines across the globe to understand what drove people to undertake long, and often dangerous, holy journeys.
Peter Stanford is the author of Pilgrimage: Journeys of Meaning (Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2021)
Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant
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