Oct 10, 2019 • 1HR 0M
PODCAST 10-10-2019: The Battle of Karbala
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It’s the (Gregorian) anniversary of the Battle of Karbala so I thought we’d delve into that story and through it get a look at the early origins of Shiism. Enjoy!