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This Year's Hajj

posted Oct 4, 2010, 2:01 PM by David Williams   [ updated Oct 4, 2010, 2:10 PM ]
Every year, 2 million muslims travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia to preform the Hajj. During this time, many believe it is a life changing experience for all who participate. In this link are many personal accounts to the ceremony. 
F. Development of Islam

SS7G8 The student will describe the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southwest Asia (Middle East).

c. Compare and contrast the prominent religions in Southwest Asia (Middle East): Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.

d. Explain the reason for the division between Sunni and Shia Muslims.