Pilgrimage and England’s Cathedrals looks at England’s cathedrals and their relationship with pilgrimage throughout history and in the present day. The volume brings together historians, social scientists, and cathedral practitioners to provide groundbreaking work, comprising a historical overview of the topic, thematic studies, and individual views from prominent clergy discussing how they see pilgrimage as part of the contemporary cathedral experience.
Table of Contents:
Pilgrimage and Cathedrals in Early Medieval Britain, Jonathan M. Wooding
Pilgrimage and Cathedrals in the Later Middle Ages, Eamon Duffy
Visiting England’s Cathedrals from the Reformation to the Early Nineteenth Century, Ian Atherton
Pilgrimage and Cathedrals in the Victorian Era, Elizabeth Macfarlane
Pilgrimage and Cathedrals from the 1900s to the Present Day, Michael Tavinor
The Multivalent Cathedral, Simon Coleman and John Jenkins
Cathedrals, Community, and Identity, John Jenkins and Tiina Sepp
The Role of Sensory Engagement with Place, Past, and Present, Dee Dyas
Leaving and Taking Away: Cathedrals and Material Culture, Marion Bowman and John Jenkins
Canterbury and Becket Today, Christopher Irvine
Pilgrimage and Cathedrals Today, Michael Tavinor
Cultivating Pilgrimage to Westminster Cathedral, Mark Langham
Pilgrimage, Cathedrals and Shrines Today, John Inge
About the Editors:
Dee Dyas is a Reader in the History of Christianity at the University of York, UK.
John Jenkins is a Research Associate and Teaching Fellow at the University of York, UK.