Religion: Prophet Elected

Down, back of the world, a new prophet has arisen. Fourteen million Moslems is the number of faithful in Eastern Russia, the Caucasus and Tashkent. They—or at any rate their so-called representatives—discovered the prophet, and, assembling at Ufa, capital of the Bashkir Republic, they elected him mufti. The name of the now sacred gentleman is Kiraeddin Ben Fakreddin. The conclave at Ufa is reported as having initiated a far-reaching program for the unification of Islam. Similar reports have come be- fore from greater centers than Ufa, and in connection with more noted...

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