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Things #ProphetMuhammad ﷺ is reported to have said about Prophet #Jesus عليه السلام 
🔸“I saw a vision last night by the Ka’bah in my sleep.There was a brown-skinned man, as beautiful as I had ever seen. His hair fell between his shoulders, a man whose head was
dripping with water. He placed his hands on the shoulders of two men as he circled the House. I said: Who is this? They said: It is the Messiah, son of Maryam..”
🔸“No person is born but that he is pricked by Satan & he cries from the touch of Satan, except for the son of #Mary &
his mother..”
🔸“By Allah, the son of Mary will descend as a just ruler...”
🔸“Both in this world & in the Hereafter, I am the nearest of all the people to Jesus, the son of Mary. The prophets are paternal brothers; their mothers are different, but their religion is one."
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THE MATERNITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY - #Oct11

1. The Maternity of the BVM is celebrated on the second Sunday in October. The object of this feast is to commemorate the dignity of the Mary as Mother of God.
Mary is truly the Mother of Christ,
#Maternity #BVM #JesusChrist Image
2. who in one person unites the human and divine nature. This title was solemnly ratified by the Council of Ephesus, 22 June, 431. The hymns used in the office of the feast also allude to Mary’s dignity as the spiritual mother of men.

The love of Mary for all mankind was
3. that of a mother, for she shared all the feelings of her son whose love for men led Him to die for our redemption.

The feast was first granted, on the petition of King Joseph Manuel, to the dioceses of Portugal and to Brasil and Algeria, 22 January 1751, together with the
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Was #Mary, the #mother of #Jesus, based on the #Egyptian #Goddess #Isis?
Um, #NO, and here is why #Round #Two
When I wrote my previous article on the faulty comparisons between Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and the Egyptian Goddess Isis, I didn’t realize that there was one aspect of the so-called Virgin birth comparisons that could be brought to bear by Jesus Mythicists, and I knew I had to
tackle it (one day both of these articles on Isis and Mary will be combined).
Major Debunking ahead.
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Was #Mary, the #mother of #Jesus, based on the #Egyptian #Goddess #Isis?
Um, #NO, and here is why.
Isis was a major goddess in the ancient world, being first worshipped before 3000 BC. Her cult died out during the Christian era, though she has made a comeback in neo-pagan circles. Her cult later became one of the “Mystery Religions” during the Christian era, one of the
competitors of early Christianity. She was often depicted holding her infant son Horus (though Horus in ancient Egypt was most often depicted as an adult).
It is believed by scholars that her cult and some of her iconography (mother and child depiction) was adopted by
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Finally got to see @MaryQueenMovie in a cinema, a different experience to the laptop preview, the big screen emphasising the beauty of the whole thing. So I thought I’d update what I said on @ScotlandTonight ... first on its #anglocentric version of Scottish history ...
The credits give a big shout out to John Guy & his book ‘My heart is my own’. Dr Guy is a fantastic English TUDOR historian. #MaryQueenofScots was a Scottish STEWART. It shows...
This #anglocentric perspective, predicated on notions of English cultural/governmental superiority & echoed in ancient English claims to overlordship of Scotland, surfaces immediately as #MQS lands on a wild beach instead of the stone harbour at Leith ...
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So I’ve been wanting to be play this game..Finally going to do it... Image
1. (#Damon & #Elena) #Delena |You want a love that consumes you. You want passion and adventure, and even a little danger..#TVD
2. (#Liam & #Steffy) #STEAM | No one can stop us. You know why? Because we are written in the damn stars.
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When the mannish back-up computer singers in Patrick Cowley's Menergy say #menergy, it sounds like #Mary. #gaytunes
Synonym highlights: Bessie, Clarisse, Martha Image
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