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Purpose Of Life Day Of Judgment
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Sanctity Of Life Mortal Sin
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Cat Stevens His Journey To Islam
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Dead Sea Scrolls Books Of The Bible
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Raja Yoga Three Main
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The Dome Of Rock Jerusalem Israel
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Martin Luther King Civil Rights Movement
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Islam And Christianity Word Of God
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Malcolm X Black Man
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Blacks And Whites Racial Tensions
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Nation Of Islam Elijah Muhammad
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Heavyweight Championship Muhammad Ali
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Judaism And Islam Ten Commandments
328 wordsSimilarities Between The Islam, Christian, And Jewish Similarities Between The Islam, Christian, And Jewish Religion Have you ever wondered what the difference was between Christianity, Judaism and Islam? Christianity, Judaism and Islam are all major religions. They all have a holy book, and strong beliefs about their God. All of these religions were formed long ago. There are many similarities between all of them. Judaism helped form Christianity. Long ago, before Jesus was born, Judaism was th...
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