Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary

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Episode 11: Prophetic Models of Coexistence, pt 3

The second model of Prophetic Coexistences describes life for the early Muslim community in Abysinnia where they lived as a protected religious minority. The Companions even fought in the Abysinnian army to protect their new homeland. Lots of lessons for Muslim minority communities, particularly in the West.

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