Aesthetics, transcendence, spirituality: journeys to artworks in two churches of Reformed denomination near Berne, Switzerland
Paper short abstract:
Can an individual trip to an artwork in a Protestant church evoking experiences of transcendence be understood as a 'Protestant pilgrimage'? The question is discussed with a historical example of the 18th and a contemporary example of the 21st century, both located north of Berne, Switzerland.
Paper long abstract:
Walking back to happiness? Protestant pilgrimage in relation to utopias, realities and heritages