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September 11: A Faith-Based Initiative

September 11 (2001) It was on this date, September 11, 2001, that four US planes were hijacked, turned in flight, and crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, into the west wall of the

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Posted in History, Rant, Religion

June 7: Muhammad

“It was not the religion of Islam that was disseminated by the sword, but political sovereignty.”

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Posted in Mythology, Religion, Theology

July 16: Escape into Religious History

Muhammad’s Hegira (622) It was on this date, July 16, 622, by tradition and on the Western calendar, that Muhammad’s hegira (or hijra, هِجْرَة) occurred — that is, his flight from Mecca to Medina (then called Yathrib) in order to

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Posted in History, Religion, Theology

Burn a Koran!

Burning a Koran is pointless. I don’t say it’s wrong or insulting – because feeling wronged or insulted is a choice – it’s just pointless. You can’t change beliefs by charring books.

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John Mill