One of the five pillars of Islam is the requirement for every Moslem to make a pilgrimage to Mecca, if possible. This is known as the Hajj in Arabic. A recent article describing that experience and written by Sabeeha Rehman, appeared in the Wall Street Journal and gives a vivid picture of that expression of faith. One of the essential purposes of Abraham’s Tent has been to help develop an understanding of each of the three great monotheistic religions and this piece contributes toward that goal. It is particularly of interest in that it was written by a female participant.
Read the article:
Memories of the Hajj, From Mother to Son By Sabeeha Rehman
Jeffrey Peter Agnes
LTC Thomas P. Curtis II
Rev. Michael P. Forbes
David D. Fautua
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