How did Victorian Muslims celebrate Christmas?

Led by William Quilliam, one of the first known Muslim converts, a small group used to gather and give food to the poor.

How did Victorian Muslims celebrate Christmas?

Imam William Henry “Abdullah” Quilliam founded the mosque after embracing Islam in 1887, aged 31 years old.

He was greeted by more than 100 of the city’s poor, who had been invited to enjoy a charitable Christmas breakfast inside what locals called “Islam Church”.

More at the source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/12/victorian-muslims-celebrate-christmas-171214134651020.html

 

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