Thomas Ramey Watson

Islamic stigmatic

“Ali Yakubov is said to have exhibited the word ‘Allah’ in Arabic on his chin at a few weeks of age, and subsequently entire Koranic verses have been appearing on various parts of his body, before fading and being replaced with new ones.”
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I knew of Western stigmatics–those who exhibit the wounds of Christ on their hands, feet, and side–but I didn’t realize the Muslim world had their own version.

However, it doesn’t surprise me.

World cultures share more than not.

We need to lift our sights out of our own cultural paradigms and see similar patterns elsewhere.

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