Nasrudin on Sacredness

“The trickster Nasrudin is found sitting in a church
with his feet upon the altar.
The local priest comes in and shouts:
‘Nasrudin, never put your feet on something sacred!’
Perplexed, Nasrudin looks around: ‘Oh, forgive me!
But where can I put them that isn’t sacred?'”

(A Sufi story from An Emerald Earth by Felicia Norton and Charles Smith. Source, HERE.)

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

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