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Wealth & Charity: Exorcising Possessions of the Soul

Possessions and the Soul The wisdom literature sees almsgiving as  a concrete exercise of mercy towards those in need: “Almsgiving delivers from  death, and it will purge away every sin” (Tob 12:9). The idea is expressed even more graphically by Sirach: … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Islam & Ramadan; Quran; Hadith; Imams (7/7)

Ramadan & Fasting Quotes: Quran; Hadith; Imams; & Shaykhs Quran on Ramadan, Fasting Hadith on Ramadan, Fasting Imams, Shaykhs on Ramadan, Fasting Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq (83 – 148 AH) (702 – 765 C.E.) Imam al-Ghazali (450 – 503 AH)(c. 1058–1111 C.E.) Shaykh … Continue reading

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