Mawlid

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Joanne Fluke / Laura Levine / Leslie Meier: Candy Cane Murder

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Book: If you can find a copy, read Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.  Or read any book about a leader of a movement, nation, religion or large group, OR read a book with a green cover OR with a half moon on the cover. Well, let’s just say that none […]

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Six Characters Who Made a Career Change

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Task 4: Muhammad was a merchant before becoming a religious leader.  List 5 books on your shelves in which a key character makes / undergoes a radical career change.   1. Brother Cadfael: A career change can hardly get any more radical than going from crusading soldier to […]

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Two Prophecies About My Reading Life in 2019

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Task 1: Make two “prophesies” you think will come to fruition in 2019 in your personal or reading life. My two prophecies for 2019 are: 1. Audiobooks have become an indelible part of my reading life in the past couple of years, and have greatly contributed to the […]

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Book Rescue, Book-Related Places of Pilgrimage … and My Personal Literary Canon, Part 1

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Task 2: The Five Pillars of Islam almsgiving and the pilgrimage to Mekka.  Tell us: Have you ever donated books or rescued them from (horror of horrors) being trashed?  Alternatively: Is there a book-related place that is a place of pilgrimage to you? If I donate books, I […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid

Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif is the observance of the birthday of Islamic prophet Muhammad, commemorated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. The 12th or 17th day of Rabi’ al-awwal is the accepted date among most of the Sunni scholars, while Shi’a scholars regard the 17th day of Rabi’ al-awwal as the accepted […]

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