Islamic festival remembers Abraham’s sacrifice for God


Originally published in the Canton Repository  Despite what you might think about three of the world’s major religions — Judaism, Islam and Christianity — you might be to surprised to know that they all have much in common. They all find a common ancestor in the prophet Abraham. All the prophets linked to Judaism and also Jesus in Christianity are greatly revered and respected as prophets in...

Eid-ul- Adha and Abraham’s sacrifice


Originally Posted on The Hartford FAVS We all know of the upright Patriarch and “Friend” of the Divine (4:126), Abraham (on him is peace), of whom we find an honorable mention in almost every religion. So what’s so special about him? Well, the answer lies within a special commemoration being observed these very days by over one third of the world’s population; ‘Eid ul Adha or the honoring...