Readings: Holy Land
Long, Burke O. Imagining the Holy Land: Maps, Models, and Fantasy Travels (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003). Study of “how the Holy Land became a site for American [Protestant] piety and sentimental religious imagining in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including stereopticon tours of Jerusalem, Chautauqua's, Holy Land park, and Jerusalem exhibitions at world's fairs.
Kark, Ruth. "Jerusalem in New England," Ariel 69 (1987): pp. 52-61. Analysis of a late 19th century model of Jerusalem in the collection of the American Jewish Historical Society.
Shandler, Jeffrey and Beth S. Wenger, eds., Encounters with the Holy Land: Place, Past and Future in American Jewish Culture (Philadelphia, PA: Published by the National Museum of American Jewish History; the Center for Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania ; and the University of Pennsylvania Library. Distributed by University Press of New England, 1997).
Perez, Danielle Storper and Harvey E. Goldberg, "Meanings of the Western Wall," The Life of Judaism, ed. Harvey E. Goldberg (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001).
Prawer, Joshua, Benjamin Kedar-Kopfstein, and R. J. Zwi Werblowsky. Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land (New York, N.Y.: New York University Press, 1998).
Branham, Joan. "Sacred Space under Erasure in Ancient Synagogues and Early Churches," Art Bulletin 74:3 (September 1992): 375-94.
Perskowitz, Miriam. "Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness," in Passing: Identity and Interpretation in Sexuality, Race, and Religion, eds. Jose Munoz and Ann Pellegrini (New York: New York University Press, 2001).
Wilkinson. John. "Jewish Holy Places and the Origins of Christian Pilgrimage," Blessings of Pilgrimage, ed. R. Ousterhout (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1990), pp. 41-53.
Feldman, Jackie. "Normative Communitas and the Struggle for Religious Legitimacy in Pilgrimages to the Second Temple," The NET (Near East Travel) Forum, 2003.
Eric Cohen, "Pilgrimage Centers: Concentric and Excentric,"Annals of Tourism Research 19, 1 (1992): 33-50
Rogers, Stephanie Stidham, "American Protestant Pilgrimage: Nineteenth-Century Impressions of Palestine," Koinonia 15, 1 (2003): 60-80.
Vogel, Lester I. To See a Promised Land: Americans and the Holy Land in the Nineteenth Century (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1993).
Twain, Mark. Innocents Abroad, or the New Pilraim's Progress, with 224 illustrations, first edition (San Francisco: Bancroft, 1869). Hypertext: Project Gutenberg EBook #3176 (2004). http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/3/1/7/3176/3176-h/3176-h.htm
The Holy Land on Disk for Windows or Macintosh, by Italica Press, Inc. Italica Press Inc, Theoderich of Wurzburg, St. Eustochium, St. Jerome, Mukaddasi, St. Paula, Benjamin of Tudela (Italica Press, Inc., 1999). "...offers today's Holy Land pilgrims, actual or armchair, a historical perspective from the three cultural/religious perspectives, (Jewish, Moslem and Christian) on the phenomenon of visiting their respective holy places. Provides an understanding of the deep spiritual attachment each group made in the terrestrial and physical artifacts of their religions, which has led to the central position of this region throughout history."
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