Item description for The Spiritual Traveler: The Guide to Sacred Sites and Pilgrim Routes in Britain (Hidden Spring) by Martin Palmer & Nigel Palmer...
Overview Here is a unique guide book that takes us on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Britain, and helps us to discover and explore a multitude of sacred sites: ancient stone circles and tombs, Christian and pre-Christian shrines, medieval synagogues, small country churches and much more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2000
Series Hidden Spring
ISBN 1587680025 ISBN13 9781587680021
Availability 0 units.
More About Martin Palmer & Nigel Palmer
Martin Palmer is a renowned world expert on Chinese religion, philosophy and culture.
Martin Palmer currently resides in Manchester.
Martin Palmer has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Spiritual Traveler: The Guide to Sacred Sites and Pilgrim Routes in Britain?
More Than a Guide Book Aug 24, 2008
This is more than a simple traveler's guide book. It provides the detailed history, significance and practices surrounding the sacred sites of Britain, including many lesser-known sites. The book gives the reader a foundation necessary for truly understanding and experiencing the sacred sites. I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to visit Britain's sacred sites and come away with more than a snap-shot view.
everything you need to know Mar 15, 2007
If you are interested in medieval religious sites and traditions in the British Isles, check out The Spiritual Traveler. This fascinating book covers it all, beginning with the spiritual history of the land, from prehistoric times, progressing to the landscape and its features, such as holy wells and pilgrim routes, and finally giving detailed itineraries with highlights and lesser known points of interest. More than a simple guidebook, it can take you to stone circles and megalithic tombs, abbey ruins, medieval synagogues, majestic cathedrals, and dozens of places in between. It also provides explanations of different customs, myths, and traditions. Illustrated with line drawings and photographs, perusing this compact volume will make you want to book your flight and pack your bags. Don't forget your camera!
Great guide to Britain's sacred sites May 19, 2001
This book covers all types of sacred sites. From stone circles like Stonehenge, to Cathedrals and the legends surrounding Glastonbury. Gives great historical background. I gave this book 4 stars because I would have liked to have seen more photos. Otherwise a wonderful book for people planning to travel to Britain or those who want to learn more about it's sacred sites.