Egypt is the intellectual center of Islam. An imam who studies at Egypt’s Al-Azhar University is respected throughout the Islamic world. In many ways, Egypt, and specifically Cairo, is the hub of the religion. Al-Azhar was founded in AD 970 and claims to be the world’s center for Arabic literature and Sunni Islamic learning. In Mecca and Medina, Saudi Arabia may have the two holiest sites of Islam, but Egypt shapes the religion. Saudi Arabia is the heart of Islam, but Egypt is the brains. It makes a great place for Jesus to visit.
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