Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. It is the season for Eid, the Muslim holy days. Sweetness & Light presents a series of photos of the colorful celebration in various Islamic countries. Not for those with a weak stomach. Or PETA.
Our friends at Ummah News Links have posted some other items related to sacrifice.
The Judeo-Christian concept of sacrifice is more ancient, but in its modern form is purely symbolic. Islam today is literal and bloody. But, the news isn't all bad. Profits are being made from Eid.