Pilgrims

Pilgrims

A pilgrim (from the Latin peregrinus) is a traveler (literally one who has come from afar) who is on a journey to a holy place. Typically, this is a physical journeying (often on foot) to some place of special significance to the adherent of a particular religious belief system. In the spiritual literature of Christianity, the concept of pilgrim and pilgrimage may refer to the experience of life in the world (considered as a period of exile) or to the inner path of the spiritual aspirant from a state of wretchedness to a state of beatitude.

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Famous quotes containing the word pilgrims:

    Like pilgrims to th’ appointed place we tend;
    The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    Like pilgrims to th’appointed place we tend;
    The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    The word of the Lord by night
    To the watching Pilgrims came,
    As they sat by the seaside,
    And filled their hearts with flame.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)