Bibliography

Recommended Reading


ANTHROPOLOGY

Frey, Nancy Louise. Pilgrim Stories: On and Off the Road to Santiago. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Turner, Victor and Edith Turner. Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture: Anthropological Perspectives. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978.

CODEX CALIXTINUS/LIBER SANCTI JACOBI

Coffey, Thomas F. et. al. The Miracles of Saint James: Translations from the Liber Sancti Jacobi. New York: Italica Press, 1996.

Melczer, William. The Pilgrim’s Guide to Santiago de Compostela. New York: Italica Press: 1993.

Poole, Kevin R. The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin: Book IV of the Liber Sancti Jacobi (Codex Calixtinus). New York: Italica Press, 2014.

GUIDE BOOKS

Dintaman, Anna and David Landis. A Village to Village Guide to Hiking the Camino de Santiago: Camino Francés: St Jean – Santiago – Finisterre. Harleysville: Village to Village Press, 2014.

 

HAGIOGRAPHY

MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE

Sumption, Jonathan. The Age of Pilgrimage: The Medieval Journey to God. Mahwah, NJ: Hidden Spring, 2003.

MIRACLES

Ward, Benedicta. Miracles and the Medieval Mind: Theory, Record, and Event, 1000-1215. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.

 

RELICS

Geary, Patrick. “Sacred Commodities: The Circulation of Medieval Relics,” in The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective. Ed. Arjun Appadurai. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988, pp. 169-191.

SAINTS

Brown, Peter. The Cult of Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1980.

Yarrow, Simon. Saints and their Communities: Miracle Stories in Twelfth Century England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

SPIRITUALITY FOR THE CAMINO

TRAVEL WRITING

WALKING

Solnit, Rebecca. Wanderlust: A History of Walking. New York: Penguin, 2001.


Recommended Viewing

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago (2013), documentary film directed by Lydia Smith

The Way (2010), film directed by Emilio Estevez