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Despite the borrowings from diverse civilizations, certain common features became characteristic of most mosques and thus serve to distinguish them from the sacred spaces of other religions and cultures. Bernard Brady, Theology Department Chair, bvbrady@stthomas.edu, University of St. Overview of the Jewish oral tradition during the Rabbinic era. Dedicated to academic excellence and innovation in contemplative pedagogy, Naropa University has a notable history of hiring rising scholars and welcoming progressive thinkers.

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