June 1993, Waldsassen, Germany
This small pilgrimage church, built in 1689 by Georg Dietzenhofer, was dedicated to the holy trinity. As a result, everything is in threes: Three towers, three apses, and three altar niches.
To the west is Luisenburg.
Churches in Southern Germany
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“Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
“Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life.”
“Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.”
Georges Bizet, in a letter to Edmond Galabert, 1866
“Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.”
“The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself”