“So this is planet Houston.” (General Zod, arriving on Earth after overhearing NASA astronauts in the movie Superman 2)

Houston, with its cultural, religious and ethnic variety, is statistically the most diverse city in the nation, and Fort Bend County is the most diverse county in the United States. These photos are from a tour of religious sites in the West Houston county guided by Stephen Fox (architectural historian) and Pat Jasper (folklorist at the Houston Arts Alliance) for the Houston Seminar.  photos otis ike