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From Rome to Eternity

Catholicism and the Arts in Italy, Ca. 1550-1650 (Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions Medieval and Early Modern Peoples)
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Brill Academic Publishers
Cultural studies, European history: c 1500 to c 1750, History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600, History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800, Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church, c 1500 to c 1600, c 1600 to c 1700, Christianity - Catholicism, 15th-16th Century Art, Religion And Art, Subjects & Themes - General, Art & Art Instruction, Interior Design - General, Religion, Italy, Christianity and art, General, 16th century, Subjects & Themes - Religious, Christianity - Catholic, 17th century, Arts, Italian, Counter-Reformation i
ContributionsPamela M. Jones (Editor), Thomas Worcester (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9084437M
ISBN 109004124691
ISBN 139789004124691

In “A Pilgrimage to Eternity,” Timothy Egan makes the journey from Canterbury to Rome along the Via Francigena, eager to find the Catholic God. From Rome to Eternity: Catholicism and the Arts in Italy, Ca. (Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions Medieval and Early Modern Peoples) by Ivor H Jones (Editor), Thomas Worcester (Editor).

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Timothy Egan was raised Catholic but has experienced over time a lapse of faith and disillusionment with the /5(). About A Pilgrimage to Eternity From “the world’s greatest tour guide,” a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times).

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by Ivor H. Jones,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Following an ancient pilgrimage route a thousand miles from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and award-winning writer weaves history and culture into an exploration of why Christianity is struggling in the world it created At a time when Britain, America, and much of Europe have never been so secular, Timothy Egan sets out on a thousand-mile pilgrimage along an ancient route, through the theological.

Best-selling author and NY Times op-ed contributor Timothy Egan lets us tag along on his journey from Canterbury to Rome in his latest book, A Pilgrimage to Eternity.

He’s on his camino – the Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrimage of over a thousand miles beginning from the English world’s oldest church and ending at St. Peter’s Square. One of Oprah''s Must-Read Books of Fall Praise for A Pilgrimage to Eternity: "One of Egan''s best books, a moving combination of history and memoir, travelogue and soul-searching, buoyed by Egan''s strengths as a writer: color and humor, a sense of wonder and a gift for getting to the point.".

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith is a lofty title, and this book, a travelogue with essayistic interludes, addresses lofty themes in theology, philosophy. Recommended by Rick Steves, Frommer’s & Fodor’s.

We offer engaging tours in Rome, the Vatican, Florence & Pompeii since Experience to the fullest. The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author of The Immortal Irishman traces an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, visiting some of Christianity’s most important shrines to explore the faith’s past, present and future.

A Pilgrimage to Eternity From Canterbury to Rome in Search of A Faith (Book): Egan, Timothy: Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of Christianity.

Moved by his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow.

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What a wondrous work. This beautifully written and totally clear. Beyond that is a conviction, this pilgrim’s progress: There is no way. The way is made by walking. I first heard that in Calais, words attributed to a homeless man, the patron saint of wanderers.

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I didn’t understand it until Rome.” Evaluation: The corpus of the book was well worth reading. Egan’s historical sketches are enlightening and. Egan fuses history, travelogue, and memoir as he embarks on a 1, mile pilgrimage from Canterbury to Rome. Following a route commonly used during medieval times, this is a journey of spiritual and self discovery, as well as a personal rumination on modern Christianity.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Evicted from Eternity: The Restructuring of Modern Rome. A Pilgrimage to Eternity From Canterbury to Rome in Search of A Faith (Book): Egan, Timothy: At a time when Britain, America, and much of Europe have never been so secular--and when his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church prompted a reckoning with his own beliefs -- Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers.

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This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of his pilgrimage will have you wondering whether we should all embark on such a journey, either.