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The Singular Pilgrim Travels on Sacred Ground by Rosemary Mahoney

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Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


Book details:

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Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7605330M
ISBN 100618446656
ISBN 109780618446650
OCLC/WorldCa51210458

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  The Singular Pilgrim is a riveting account of one woman's personal quest to find the root of belief among modern religious : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground. The Singular Pilgrim is a riveting account of one woman's personal quest to find the root of belief among modern religious pilgrims. An affecting visit to the ancient, humbling act of pilgrimage. Having witnessed pilgrims from afar, NBCC Award finalist Mahoney (A Likely Story, , etc.) had sensed the spiritual weight of their was awed by their faith, these vulnerable souls confronting the natural fears of uncertainty and obscurity, and felt a twinge of envy, an envy fueled by her own flirtations with Author: Rosemary Mahoney.   'The Singular Pilgrim' Afew years ago a friend of mine, whom I know to be an intelligent and compassionate woman, listened carefully as I told her about a Greek Orthodox pilgrimage I had witnessed Author: Rosemary Mahoney.

The Singular Pilgrim; Travels on Sacred Ground Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by both The San Francisco Chronicle and The Christian Science Monitor, The Singular Pilgrim is a riveting account of one woman's personal quest to find the root of belief among modern religious pilgrims. Rosemary Mahoney undertakes six extraordinary journeys: visiting an Anglican . That is what Rosemary Mahoney has done in _The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground_ (Houghton Mifflin), not just once but within six of the most celebrated pilgrimages, and not just Christian pilgrimages, but a Hindu one, too/5. Singular Pilgrim is a captivating work by a writer to treasure. I don't read large books, because it takes me forever to even finish reading one book.

“The pilgrimage provided a sense of purpose. As well as the long march towards Jerusalem, it also knitted my life into the landscape. The months were replaced by the shifting seasons, while he weeks were measured out in rounds of worship. Synopsis "Pilgrim" is an American former intelligence agent known as the "Rider of the Blue" who later writes a book on forensic m becomes involved in a case in New York City where a mysterious woman uses his book to commit untraceable murders in the aftermath of 9/The "Saracen" is a Saudi who becomes radicalised by watching his father's : Terry Hayes. The Singular Pilgrim is a book less about religion than about belief. "An affecting visit to the ancient, humbling act of pilgrimage [Mahoney] conveys a genuine sense of spiritual mindfulness on the road, and there is no denying that these pilgrimages paid her back in full" (Kirkus Reviews).Written: The Singular Pilgrim is a riveting account of one woman's personal quest to find the root of belief among modern religious pilgrims. The intrepid Rosemary Mahoney undertakes six extraordinary journeys: visiting an Anglican shrine to Saint Mary in Walsingham, England; walking the five-hundred-mile Camino de Santiago in northern Spain; braving the icy bathwater at Lourdes; 4/5.