Visiting Ground Zero: sacred echoes in secular rites

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Richard C. Martin (2010)
  • Publisher: The Donner Institute
  • Journal: Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis (issn: 0582-3226, eissn: 0582-3226)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.30674/scripta.67371
  • Subject: BL1-50 | Implicit Religion | Ritualization (Psychology) | Ritual | Disasters | Mourning | Tourist trade | September 11 Terrorist Attacks | 2001 | United States | Religion (General) | Pilgrims and pilgrimages | Politics and Islam | Memorials | Terrorism | Voyages and travels | Violence

For the past several years since September 11, 2001, large numbers of people from across the continent and around the world have visited the site of the devastated World Trade Center in New York. Scholars in religious studies and the social sciences have noticed that th... View more
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