Guest Editor’s Introduction

Spiritual Tourism


  • Alex Norman Western Sydney University



Spiritual Tourism


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Author Biography

Alex Norman, Western Sydney University

Alex Norman is a senior lecturer at the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University where he oversees the Master of Research programme. His research focuses on the intersection of travel and religions, particularly "spiritual tourism" about which he has published a book, Spiritual Tourism (Continuum 2011) and a number of articles. His current research is looking at the role that retreat practices play in everyday life.


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How to Cite

Norman, A. (2018). Guest Editor’s Introduction: Spiritual Tourism. Fieldwork in Religion, 13(1), 5–7.