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Enterprise and Society: The medieval pilgrimage business

9 December 2011

On the OUPblog the authors of a recent Enterprise and Society paper discuss the economics of medieval religious beliefs and practices.

"Pilgrimages, saints, shrines, indulgences and miracles were central to western medieval culture and religious experience. Yet, although much has been written, what has often been overlooked by historians is the economic underpinning of medieval religious beliefs and practices."

Read the full blog post.

Read the paper: The Medieval Pilgrimage Business

Published in Enterprise and Society, Advance Access, 10 May 2011.