In the Turkish and Arabic linguistic traditions, the names of saints, prophets and other holy beings are always followed by an honorific phrase. It is considered impolite and disrespectful to say "Jesus" or "Moses" as if you were speaking of your neighbor next door. [An example is] "Muhammed (God's Peace and Blessings upon him)."

Robert Frager in Love Is the Wine by Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak


To Practice This Thought:
Add honorific phrases when you say or write the names of saints, prophets, and other holy beings.


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