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In this episode, I talk with E. Moore Quinn and Alison T. Smith about their new book Women and Pilgrimage published by CABI. We spoke about the inspiration for the book and the significance of women's experiences as pilgrims and pilgrimage scholars. 

In this episode, I talk with Gilles Lagin, who is a battlefield guide in France. We discuss battlefield journeys as a type of pilgrimage and the significance of his role as a guide to connect people to the events, and often personal stories, of the past. Gilles' work has also been profiled in Devil Dogs: Hero Marines of WWI https://www.amazon.com/Devil-Dogs-Hero-Marines-WWI/dp/B07MWS8D76.

In this episode, I talk with Sam Ogden about Hellenistic Astrology, astrologically significant sites as places of pilgrimage, and identity integration. Sam's work can be found here http://www.brothermoonhealing.com

In this episode, I walk with Edie Littlefield Sundby about her pilgrimage experiences along the El Camino Real de las Californias mission trail and her book The Mission Walker. Edie has undergone dozens of rounds of chemo and several surgeries as part of treatment for stage 4 cancer. We discuss life, adventure, and the healing power of walking. 

In this episode, I talk with Jennifer Trainer Thompson, the Executive Director of Hancock Shaker Village in Western Massachusetts. The Village has a special exhibition entitled Climbing the Holy Hill that channels the Shaker pilgrimages of the 19th Century. 

In this episode, I talk with professors John J. Bodinger de Uriarte and Michael A. Di Giovine about their new book Study Abroad and the Quest for an Anti-Tourism Experience. We discuss the history of study abroad programs and how these programs have evolved into more meaningful experiences for students, educators, and local hosts.  

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Miles Neale, who is a Buddhist psychotherapist, author, teacher, and leader of pilgrimages around the Buddhist world. We talk about his experiences as a pilgrim as well as how he approaches pilgrimages as a leader. And, we delve into the integration of psychotherapy and pilgrimage experiences. 

In this episode, I talk with Mindy Miraglia, the founder and CEO of Berkshire Camino. We discuss how her pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago inspired her to start her business during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also talk about the significance of outdoor walking as a way to cope with pandemic and as a sustainable practice.

In this episode, I talk with Anja Bakker about her many pilgrimage journeys. Anja is a harpist and has traveled with her harp across hundreds of miles of pilgrimage routes. We talk about her experiences playing for pilgrims and the episode ends with a sample of Anja’s beautiful music.  

In this episode, I talk with Darren Hill, who is a performing artist, storyteller, and pilgrim. We talk about his pilgrimages and how he performed the play Underneath the Lintel 26 times as he walked the Camino. Darren is also the founder of www.thestorypilgrim.com

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