(8B) Explain why some Christians go on pilgrimage and the effect which this might have on them

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King Edward’s School Bath Agreed Coursework Titles- 50713

(8B) Explain why some Christians go on pilgrimage and the effect which this might have on them

   I will start this essay by explaining why some Christians go on pilgrimages and will go on to explain in detail the effect this might have on them. I will also share experiences that others have had and the life changing experiences they’ve had.

   A pilgrim is one who travels to sacred places but in a more detailed form, a pilgrim is a believer in a faith or the follower of a religion who travels to sacred places within or outside the context of Christianity or even his religion. [It is very clear that not only Christians go on pilgrimages but we would limit this discussion on what pilgrims gain when they go to these sacred places of interest].

For Christians this experiences includes …

   Being able to relate their experiences to other brothers and sisters who may not have had the opportunity. These Christian pilgrims also gain the experiences of the feeling of being closer to a deeper knowledge of the life, teaching and death of Christ.

   These pilgrims also tend to be able to have a clear understanding that Jerusalem is a city where many historical events took place especially on the Christian religion. When some Christian pilgrims go to these pilgrimage sites, they have a feeling of knowing that they have accomplished a major task in Christian religion, which is knowing about the history of Christianity and thereby taking it into historical account.

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   As these pilgrims keep travelling to these religious, sacred sites there comes a time when in one way or the other, a remarkable point in their lives changes and bringing about unity, freedom, merits and protests.

 They also gain the opportunity of buying or bringing back home ancient relics such as, special medals, crosses, and different artefacts. It is said that some have also brought back treasuring goods like bibles which, in spaces between them contains fine sands which is said to have come from the tomb where Jesus stayed for three consecutive nights.

   Pilgrims have also ...

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