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Jesus in a box 1

We visited the Aachener Dom, the Aachen Cathedral, built by Charlemagne and his final resting place. We also went to the Schatzkammer, the treasure house. It held many beautiful and a few weird things. Below are three images from a large altar piece card out of wood. The proportions are odd, Jesus looks quite small […]


Der Kreuzweg in Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus Schluchsee

Today, in an effort to escape the 100º heat in Freiburg we drove up to Schluchsee, a beautiful lake in the Schwarzwald. What I did not expect was the Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus. From the outside it appears a fairly traditional looking church, with a large wooden structure. The first hint of something different is the […]


So very wrong: Jesus & Jacko 2

I stumbled across this today. I have no idea of its origins, clearly dating to the time of Michael Jackson’s death; it is wrong on so many levels. But friends, tell me this, what will future art historians, scholars of religion, and archaeologists make of this in 1,000 years? (And it is not just the […]