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Bahira: The Christian Monk who recognized the prophecy in Mohammed

Bahira (Arabic: بحيرى‎, Classical Syriac: ܒܚܝܪܐ‎), or Sergius the Monk to the Latin West, was an Arab Ebionite, Nestorian or possibly gnostic nazir monk who, according to Islamic tradition, foretold to the adolescent Muhammad his future as a prophet. His name derives from the Syriac bḥīrā, meaning “tested (by GOD) and approved”. Islamic tradition The  Full Article…

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Misanthropy

Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the human species or human nature. A misanthrope or misanthropist is someone who holds such views or feelings. The word’s origin is from the Greek words μῖσος (misos, “hatred”) and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”). The condition is often confused with asociality. A misanthrope is a person  Full Article…

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