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Deference to the divine: Zion Lutheran Church

Architecture & Preservation, History, Louisiana, Misc., Religion & Spirituality

November 2nd, 2010

If there is one thing I’m not, it’s religious. My dad is a non-practicing Muslim and I’m pretty sure my mom is Christian, but neither of them every took us to church or even mosque, as the case may be. I never went to church on Sundays, I’ve never been baptized and I’ve never sung a hymn. Once when I was very small, I attended some kind of church group with my grandmother in Utah. All I can remember is watching as they passed around wafers and wine that I couldn’t have. I didn’t understand why at the time…

Although religion continues to astound and confuse me, I have found that there are some aspects that have developed from all faiths that I can appreciate; their art, music and architecture.

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