Anglican Samizdat

January 29, 2010

Saruman’s Doppelganger

Filed under: Islam — David Jenkins @ 7:26 pm

Sheikh Yassin was killed in an Israeli air strike in 2004; I just came across an old photo of him:

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I knew I had seen him before: Saruman with a tea-towel on his head:

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I wasn’t sorry to see he met an untimely end since he not only resembled Saruman (well, the film version) physically, but theologically.


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