Performing the Reformation : religious festivals in contemporary Wittenberg

This is a field study of religious tourism and festivity in contemporary Wittenberg, Germany, the one-time home of Martin Luther. The author presents the vibrant details of Wittenberg's Luther festivals and pilgrimage scene, describing rites and performances, and includes the voices and narrati...

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Main Author: Stephenson, Barry
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
Series:Oxford ritual studies series / Oxford ritual studies series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This is a field study of religious tourism and festivity in contemporary Wittenberg, Germany, the one-time home of Martin Luther. The author presents the vibrant details of Wittenberg's Luther festivals and pilgrimage scene, describing rites and performances, and includes the voices and narratives of people encountered in the field
Physical Description:272 p.
ISBN:9780199777310
0199777314