Sacred Places Europe

Front Cover, Limited, Jul 30, 2010 - 471 pages
Combining current trends, academic theories, and historical insights, this travel guide brings both lesser-known and famous European spiritual locales into perspective by explaining the significance of each sacred site. The cultural relevance, history, and spirituality of each site - including Stonehenge, the Acropolis, Mont Saint Michel, Pompeii, and Saint Peter's Basilica - are explained, creating a moving and artistic travel experience. Each destination - with selections spanning more than 15 countries throughout Europe - is accompanied by easy-to-follow maps and directions.

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About the author (2010)

Brad Olsen is Associate Professor of Education at the University of California Santa Cruz. His research focuses primarily on teachers, teaching, and teacher education. Dr. Olsen previously worked as a high school English teacher, school administrator, and teacher educator. He is the author of "Teaching What They Learn, Learning What They Live: How Teachers Personal Histories Shape Their Professional Development" (Paradigm Publishers 2008).

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