Category Archives: Religion

Charlie Hebdo

“Je suis Charlie” – “I am Charlie” – we could read on many Facebook and Twitter profiles after the attack on the French satirical newspaper. That was cheap and maybe a bit presumptuous, even though it was of course intended as a show of … Continue reading

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The Bahai and their Rules

If I may join the English-speaking tour at 12 o’clock, I inquire from the guard in front of the iron gate. The enormous gardens of the Bahai religion dominate the cityscape of Haifa. The landmark of the third-largest city of the … Continue reading

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Two Valentine’s Days in Romania

Orthodox Christianity is perfect for people who are always late with getting presents. Because everything happens later, you have some extra time. Christmas is on 7 January, Easter is later as well (but with a different time lag each year). … Continue reading

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Jesus is my Follower

I wasn’t aware what kind of important people were following my Twitter account until one of my tweets was retweeted by none less than Jesus himself. Jesus apparently liked this post from my German blog. Now you know what you … Continue reading

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Is this a club or a church?

(Photographed in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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My Big Fat Gay Wedding

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Jesus appeared on my Handkerchief

Ever since the Shroud of Turin, Jesus has appeared on everything, from pizzas to toasts to chocolate bars to the smoke of the World Trade Center attacks. “Allegedly”, I used to add, because in my mind these images always owed … Continue reading

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