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Jun 07

June 7: Muhammad

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

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Sep 11

September 11: A Faith-Based Initiative

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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 Pentagon in Washington DC, and into a rural Pennsylvania field, in a suicide attack on …

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Jul 16

July 16: Escape into Religious History

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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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