Mako Sawin

Mog, Magi , Magus

According to Herodotus, the Magi were tribes associated with the Medes. In Greek, they were referred to as ‘Magos’ or Magoi (μάγοι, mágoi).[1]  The Magi held prominent roles as religious leaders in the Medo-Persian empire, particularly within the Mithraic and Zoroastrian doctrines. They were well-known among the Greeks and Romans, not only for their clairvoyance…

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Reassessment of the Hadith

IntroductionThis essay reassesses the various Hadiths that have been relied upon through the centuries. A Hadith (pl. Ahadith) is a second primary source of Shari’a, which includes the sayings and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad. Most Muslims believe that the Quran and the Hadiths were never divided and that both are immutable and part of…

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Mary in Islam and Christianity

Introduction Current works tends to explore the differences and similarities of the ways in which Islam and Christianity see “Mary”, one of the significant figures in both sets of beliefs. Gospel mentions Mary less than the Qur’ān, however, both the religions have high beliefs of respect, purity and piousness of her. Both religions believe her…

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