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July 16 – The Koran: The Chapter of Mary

The Mohammedan Jesus
The sacred book of the Moslems, the Koran, gives an account of the birth of Christ. The Koran gives Jesus a high position among the prophets but holds the first place for Mohammed.
(Beginning of Moslem era of time, July 16, 622 A. D.)
Read from THE KORAN Vol. 45. pp. 908-913

Koran The Chapter of Mary

Granting of a child to Zachariah despite old age of his wife (similar to story of Abraham) named John

Story of Mary giving virgin birth

“Verily I am a servant of G-d; He has brought me the Book, and He has made me a prophet, and He has made me blessed wherever I may be; and He has required of me prayer and almsgiving so long as I live, and piety towards my mother, […] and the day I shall be raised up alive.”

“Verily we will inherit the earth”

Ishmael –  an apostle and a prophet

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