Walking as Spiritual Practice: The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

@article{Slavin2003WalkingAS,
  title={Walking as Spiritual Practice: The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela},
  author={S. Slavin},
  journal={Body \& Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={1 - 18}
}
  • S. Slavin
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Body & Society
This article examines the experiences of pilgrims walking to the shrine of St James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. It argues that walking is a social practice operating at the nexus between body and self. Pilgrims do not generally regard walking as a spiritual practice at the journey's outset. They do, however, develop a deep awareness of the multiple effects of walking as they progress along the route. Pilgrims report a variety of techniques in relation to their walking including using… Expand
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