Mary, the mother of Jesus, is considered by Muslims to be the greatest of all women, and to have given birth as a virgin.
Muslims do not, however, believe that Jesus was God’s son or was crucified.
In Islam, Jesus, known as Prophet Isa, Peace Be Upon Him, is said to have risen to heaven, rather than dying on the cross.
The fourteen-day difference reflects the retention by certain Orthodox congregations of the Julian calendar, which was replaced by Gregorian reckoning in the majority of Orthodox societies early in the twentieth century.
Non-Muslims may be unaware that Islam honors the prophets and sages of Judaism and of Christianity, including Jesus and John the Baptist.
By contrast, in Egypt and other Muslim societies, it is embodied in joyful public events.
Bosnian Muslims are devoted to Muhammad’s Birthday, which is called as an imitation of Christian devotions to Jesus.
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We are committed to helping you find the perfect Islamic match, no matter where in the world they may be.By including both the birthday of Muhammad, which begins on the evening of January 2, and that of Jesus, on January 7, in their calendar, the Bosnian Muslims have demonstrated their appreciation for the common Abrahamic tradition.In addition, by adopting the Orthodox Christian holiday in remembrance of Jesus, they have demonstrated goodwill toward their Serbian neighbors.ost of the world’s Christiansas well as many non-believerscelebrated the birth of Jesus on December 25.Members of the Egyptian Coptic, Ethiopian, most Slavic Orthodox, and Georgian Orthodox churches, with some Greek Orthodox faithful, will mark the festival on January 7.Serbs are almost entirely Orthodox; Croats are mainly Catholic.