Truth inside a Burqa

“Truth inside a Burqa”

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“Truth inside a Burqa”

Understanding the head coverings play a significant role in many religions, including Orthodox Judaism and Catholicism. Islam began as a small faith community in the Arabian Peninsula. The community was established in Medina by the prophet Mohammed (c. 570–632 CE). From there it spread through the Middle East to Saharan and sub-Saharan Africa, to Central Asia, and to many societies around the Arabian Sea. After Islam was established in the Middle East and North Africa, it made significant inroads into Europe, as well. The Burqa is not a part of Islam but an element of Muslim culture and the distinction...

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