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By Michael Grimshaw

modern tourism and trip became a sort of faith, a brand new opiate of the loads. despite the fact that, may possibly Church and theology be non secular different types of tourism and go back and forth? 'Bibles and Baedekers' deals a theology of tourism and exile for a latest and postmodern international. It examines the ways that position, id and circulate have made use of spiritual texts and metaphor and questions the relative absence of secular texts and ideas in theology. The theology of the vacationer and tourist is certainly one of new reviews, the purchase of id via circulate. 'Bibles and Baedekers' uniquely applies this to the postmodern Christian, embodying the fulfilment of Bonhoeffer's 'religionless Christianity', dislocated from either a mundane and 'religious' world.

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