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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, but it's also observed as a month of fasting in remembrance of the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. All adult Muslims are obliged to fast, except those who ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Islam, Religion

Many countries in Africa have a high percentage of Muslims, but Kenya is an anomaly. In this country, Christians are the predominant religion. It's estimated that almost 85 percent of the population identifies as Christi ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Islam, Religion

The Holocaust was one of the most awful and gruesome parts of this world's history. Over six million Jews were murdered, and Carson is saying this could have been prevented if only one thing had changed. He feels if Jews ...

Category: Disasters, Islam, Morality, Politics

The vast majority of people in the United States are horrified by the things going on in the Middle East right now due to ISIS. You have almost certainly heard of some of the atrocities that have been committed by them, ...

Category: Islam, Morality, Religion, ISIS

The ancient Caananite people knew of a goddess called Anath, a warrior famed for her powers of retribution. One legend tells of the man who had slighted her and then faced her wrath. He was winnowed with a sickle, crushe ...

Category: Islam, Online Ordination, Religion, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism

From a minority faith community besieged in Iraq, to pockets of religious believers squeezed by power plays coming from powerful groups around the globe, it seems that much of the instability in the world has a direct im ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Islam, Morality, Online Ordination, Religion

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

Category: Human Rights, Islam, Morality, Politics, Social Justice

Muslims across America are in the thick of celebrating Ramadan and are coming up with ingenious solutions to reconcile American culture and religious observance.Ramadan is a month long journey for Muslims as they seek to ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Islam, Religion