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" that prayer carries us half way to God, fasting brings us to the door of his palace, and alms procure us admission. "
The History of Persia: From the Most Early Period to the Present Time - Page 229
by Sir John Malcolm - 1829
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The modern part of An universal history, from the earliest ..., Volume 1

World history - 1780
...told, that the khalif Omar Ebn Abd'alaziz ufed to fay, that prayer carries us half-way to God, fafting brings us to the door of his palace, and alms procures us admimon. And indeed this duty is often recommended, jointly with prayer, in the Koran j the former...
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The History of the Effects of Religion on Mankind: In Countries Ancient and ...

Edward Ryan - Christianity and other religions - 1802 - 424 pages
...faffing and almsgiving were fo pleafing to God that Omar faid, prayer carries us half way to God, fafting 'brings us to the door of his palace, and alms procures us admifTion. The duty of falting was deemed fo momentous that Mahomet ufed to fay it was the gate of...
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The Religious World Displayed: Or, a View of the Four Grand ..., Volume 2

Robert David Adam - Religions - 1823
...looked upon as so pleasing in tho sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebu Abdalaziz used to say, " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to...door of his palace; and alms procures us admission*." And the last of these practical religious duties, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is deemed so necessary,...
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All ..., Parts 1-4

Thomas Robbins - 1824
...looked upon as so pleasing in the sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebn Abdalnziz u^ed to say, " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procure us admission.'' As to the NEGATIVE precepts and institutions of this religion, the Mahometans...
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All Nations at the ...

Hinduism - 1824 - 438 pages
...pleasing in the sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebn Abdalaziz used to say, " Prayer carries us halfway to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procure us admission." The Mussulmen have paid as much superstitious attention t« the Koran, as the...
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The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes, to which ...

1825
...latter to be heard of GOD ; for which reason the Khallf Omar Ebn Abd'alaziz used to say, That prayer carries us half way to GOD, fasting brings us to the...of his palace, and alms procures us admission". The Mohammedans therefore esteem almsdeeds to be highly meritorious, and many of them have been illustrious...
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A History of the Church: From the Birth of Christ to the Present Time ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Religions - 1834 - 504 pages
...looked upon as so pleasing in the sight of God, that the caliph Omar Ebn Abdalazir used to say, " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to...his palace ; and alms procures us admission." The last of these practical religious duties is deemed so necessary, that according to a tradition of Mahomet,...
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An encyclopędia ecclesiastica; or, A complete history of the Church

Thomas Anthony Trollope - 1834
...necessary means for the acceptation of prayer. Hence that saying of one of their califs : " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms introduces us into the presence-chamber." Alms also is sometimes used for such lands or goods as are...
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The History of Wisbech: With an Historical Sketch of the Fens

Fens, The (England) - 1834 - 314 pages
...entertained by the followers of Mahomet, since we find in the Alcoran — ' Prayer carries Us halfway to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms introduces us into his presence-chamber.' To such an extent was this feeling carried three or four...
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The Religions and Religious Ceremonies of All Nations: Accurately ...

Joseph Nightingale - Religions - 1835 - 636 pages
...looked upon as so pleasing in the sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebn Abdalaziz used to say, " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procure us admission." The last of these practical religious duties is deemed so necessary, that, according...
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