ancient discipline

On pilgrimage

Among the ancient disciplines being taken on by contemporary people, the pilgrimage may be the most common. Prior to Covid, nearly a million people around the world have walked long distances on pilgrimage. Even during this current era, thousands have found a way to make the journey of a lifetime. In his book “The Pilgrim Journey: A History of Pilgrimage in the Western World,” James Harpur writes, “At the heart of pilgrimage is a spiritual impulse that has existed from time immemorial.”