Archaeology Now Presents "Crossroads of Faith: An Exploration of Houston's Diverse Sacred Spaces"
When immigrants arrived in Houston, one of the most diverse cities in the United States, their faith often offered solace in an unfamiliar land. New arrivals to the city on the bayou erected places of worship, not only to preserve belief but to provide a sense of community and identity, and to share resources. On this tour, journey to explore sacred spaces that maintain the ancient practices of Greek Orthodox Christians, the mysticism of Hare Krishna Hindus, and the universal ideas of Daoists and Buddhists.
Three locations are included in this tour:
St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church
Hare Krishna Temple and Cultural Center