Review the Kahn Academy here first: The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela Ro

Review the Kahn Academy here first: The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela
Romanesque architecture, architectural style current in Europe from about the mid-11th century to the advent of Gothic architecture in the mid-12th century. A fusion of Roman, Carolingian and Ottonian, Byzantine, and local Germanic traditions, it was a product of the great expansion of monasticism in the 10th–11th century. One of the most important artistic developments in the Romanesque period is the pilgrimage church. the European continent, most of the routes led to Santiago de Compostela, the burial place of St. James. Along the way other churches were built — to showcase their important relics and attract pilgrims, an economic advantage to developing medieval towns. Pilgrimages were an important feature of public devotion, done as an act of contrition or in hope for a miraculous cure from some physical ailment.
Choose one of the following then answer the question at the very bottom of these instructions:
1. Watch film (but there might be a fee, it depends on your subscriptions),
There is a 2010 film called “The Way” that takes place along the Camino de Santiago. It is about an American father who travels to France to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling “El camino de Santiago” from France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. You can watch the movie on Netflix or Amazon or any similar place. (For to watch, there was a fee of $1.99.) If you do not have access to the film, you can simply watch the trailer here . If you can get the film I would encourage you to watch it for this discussion board.
2. Listen to poem read by its author
Another option is to listen to this contemporary Irish-English poet, David Whyte read his poem “Finisterre” written in 2012 here:
This 2012 poem is about “finisterre” which means “land’s end” and it is the place where the Camino de Santiago ends. Whyte wrote the poem after his daughter had walked the Camino and told him about her experience there. She said that everyone – all the modern day pilgrims or seekers or walkers – leaves their shoes at this place to signify that they completed the journey. In other words, figuratively speaking, they no longer need their shoes.
For either one you choose: Tell me how the movie or the poem relate modern desire or need for a pilgrimage to those of the original pilgrims. Would you consider doing such a thing?

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