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Hajar: of the desert by amina wadud

This week the Islamic pilgrimage or Hajj was completed.  For those not gathering on the dusty plains of the desert in Arabia, we have the celebration of the Feast of the Sacrifice, commemorating the exchange of a lamb for the blood of the son of Abraham.  1,060 more words


Day 5 - Contemplating Context

“There’s so much that can be gained just from standing in a landscape that is unchanged, to get an idea of the context for past generations.”

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Hajj - What it is, and how to perform it.

Hajj: Every Muslims has the duty to try to make the pilgrimage to the Ka’aba in Makkah at least once in their lifetime. Hajj is performed in a certain place and only at a certain time. 601 more words