Faith & Religion
85 images Created 24 Jun 2021
Subjects related to religion, faith, worship and religious ritual photographed for National Geographic include early symbols of monotheism such as Egyptian relief mural with hieroglyph of sun worship with Akhenaten and summit peak of Mount Sinai with graffiti scratched by pilgrims. Images of Christian faith include the charnel house at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai, children receiving communion, Baptist circuit preachers, and choirs in African-American churches. Images of Muslim faith include interior of tomb of Aaron on Mount Hor in Jordan, Friday prayers at Nakhoda Mosque in Kolkata and at the Jama Masjid in Delhi. Images of Jewish faiths include interior Old-New Synagogue in Prague and crowd of Jews worshipping in Dohány Street, Budapest during Yom Kippur; Jewish wedding in Morocco, Hasidic family in a sukkah, and phylacteries tefillin worn on arm of a Jewish boy for his Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall or Kotel in Jerusalem.