Table of contents for Encountering the sacred : the debate on Christian pilgrimage in late antiquity / Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony.

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Preface	000
Introduction: Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity 	000
1. Basil of Caesarea's and Gregory of Nyssa's Attitudes toward Pilgrimage 	000
Basil and Gregory on the Cult of the Martyrs 	000
Basil of Caesarea's Journey to Palestine	000
Gregory's Visit to Jerusalem: Pilgrimage or Diplomatic Mission? 	000
Gregory's Ambivalence Regarding the Holy Places in Jerusalem	000
Cyril of Jerusalem as Promoter of Jerusalem	000
The Primacy of the East	000
2. Jerome's Position on Pilgrimage: Vacillating between Support and Reservation 	000
From Babylon to Jerusalem	000
Jerome on Pilgrimage to Palestine (383/392) 	000
Jerome's Interpretation of Matthew 27:52/53	000
Jerome and the Holy Places, 394/397	000
The Cult of the Martyrs	000
3. Augustine on Sacred Space 	000
Augustine's Silence on Pilgrimage	000
Peregrinatio and Peregrinus: Spiritual Pilgrimage? 	000
The Place of God	000
What makes place holy? 	000
Miracles at the tombs of Martyrs	000
The Cult of the Martyrs	000
4. Pilgrimage in Monastic Culture 	000
The Nature of the Sources	000
Xeniteia and Hesychia	000
Curiosity and Pilgrimage	000
Athanasius of Alexandria on the Holy Places	000
Evagrius Ponticus	000
Theodoret of Cyrrhus	000
5. Local Versus Central Pilgrimage 	000
Pilgrimage to Holy Men	000
The Rise of a Second Jerusalem	000
Conclusion 	000
Primary Sources	000
Secondary Sources	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Palestine -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Palestine in Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.