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Author Stephenson, Barry.

Title Performing the Reformation : religious festivals in contemporary Wittenberg / Barry Stephenson
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (272 pages)
Series Oxford ritual studies series
Oxford ritual studies.
Summary This is a field study of religious tourism and festivity in contemporary Wittenberg, Germany, the one-time home of Martin Luther. The author presents the vibrant details of Wittenberg's Luther festivals and pilgrimage scene, describing rites and performances, and includes the voices and narratives of people encountered in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Fasts and feasts.
Fasts and feasts -- Germany -- Wittenberg (Saxony-Anhalt)
Wittenberg (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) -- Religious life and customs.
Wittenberg (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) -- Description and travel.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199777310 ebook
0199777314 ebook