Guest Voices: fasting


Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Ramadan and religious freedom

We are disturbed that Muslims and non-Muslims alike have their right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion violated by governments and extremists.

By Azizah al-Hibri and M. Zuhdi Jasser  |  07:05 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ramadan, holy month of Ramadan, fasting, USCIRF, Azizah al-Hibri, M. Zuhdi Jasser

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 07/24/2012

A Muslim’s love-hate relationship with Ramadan in July

Dread at having to fast in the summer is the very reason I need to fast the month of Ramadan.

By Hesham A. Hassaballa  |  03:16 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ramadan, holy month of fasting, Hesham Hassaballa

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Ramadan etiquette guide: How to be a non-Muslim during the holy month

The customs of the Islamic holy month are familiar to its faithful, but what do non-Muslims need to know about the month of fasting?

By Asma Uddin and Shazia Kamal  |  03:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ramadan, islam, muslims, fasting

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Ramadan, a sacred time for reflection, sacrifice to Muslims and appreciation as non-Muslims

This is a prayerful time to consider what a more peaceful world might look like if we’d all prioritize periods of religious or non-religious purification

By Christopher L. Heuertz  |  06:30 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ramadan, fasting, Five Pillars of Islam, Muslims