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Jul 16

July 16: Escape into Religious History

Muhammad

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 escape persecution and found a community of believers. History shows the event taking place in …

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Feb 22

February 22: George Washington

George Washington

Wrote Thomas Jefferson, “I know that Gouverneur Morris, who pretended to be in his secrets and believed himself to be so, has often told me that General Washington believed no more in [Christianity] than he did.”

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Dec 30

December 30: The Vatican Recognizes Israel

A common theme in anti-Semitism: a Jew holding the world in his hands

It came about 50 years too late for the Holocaust. So… if God is right today, and Jews are not “reviled of God,” was he wrong in the Dark Age, when faith was stronger?

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