How is a holy space holy?
They arent the same places, necessarily, when Christ was there (IF Christ was
there). The empires change, the landscape changes.
Holy space, holy place.
Are the Jewish shrines
Journey to the West-
Wood cutter and fisherman debate
They are quite-
ing one another, like Canterbury
There are cross-
cultural similarities, this is the Chinese Everyman
There are the same
The wife of Bath
Women in this area were weavers, the Wife is an excellent one.
BUT many people thought that the cloth from Bath was of poor quality.
Lecherous, materialistic, drunken, been on a number
Jerusalem is holy, Christians must be there: Urban II
Christian knights basically conducting warfare via thievery, rape, etc. 2nd sons etc.
that need to go to the Holy Land to get it out, and Europe gets r
Ibn Battuta was a Sufi, like the author of The Conference of the Birds
The Sufi journey to God
Read the medieval period of the Hajj in the 1000 roads to Mecca
Europeans, the Begum (?) of India, the
Van Gennep: began the term rites of passage
Became seminal work
An anthropologist, a folklorist
Liminal sorts of things (e.g birthdays)
Victor and Edith Turner cite Van Gennep in their book
The three holiest sites in Islam are Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem.
Follows Christianity in this regard, as Mohammed is not holy, but is perceived as
Imitatio Christi, but for Mohammed.
Christian is not tied to the land as a tinker, and Christiana
Lower class individualism of the 17th Century radicals
Rampant individualism with Milton, for Milton paradise is here, and within mans