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Posts tagged “Religion

Tears of the Virgin Mary

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La Macarena, the most famous virgin in Seville’s Semana Santa processions. Happy Easter!  © 2013 by Bridget Ehemann

Shrine of Golgotha

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A shrine stands above the Rock of Golgotha inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which is the site of the crucifixion of Christ according to the New Testament and Christian tradition.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann

La Rose de l’Apocalypse

The rose window in la Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, depicting scenes of the apocalypse.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


Impressive stained glass surrounds the alter of Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. Half of the building was under repair during my visit, so I hope to return when it is complete …along with a wide-angle lens and a tripod!   © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann

A Greek Monk


A Greek Orthodox monk sits by the window inside of the Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa on the island of Amorgos in Greece.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann

Lingyin Temple

Buddhist statues stand in front of a wall adorned with carved Buddhist figures, at Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


A close-up of a Balinese ceremonial decoration; one of many penjors which were hanging over a street in Ubud.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann

Dome of the Rock 2

A view of the Dome of the Rock, in Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann

Prayer at the Western Wall

Women pray at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem.  © 2012 by Bridget Ehemann


A woman kisses a cracked column on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which according to Orthodox Christian tradition is the result of an Easter holy fire which burst from the column.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann

Saint Anne

A woman lights a candle in the Church of St. Anne, a crusader church in Jerusalem.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann

Dome of the Rock

The famous Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann

Islamic Decoration

Detail of decoration in the Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakech, Morocco.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


Michelangelo’s Pietà in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Italy.  © 2011 by Bridget Ehemann


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