A Strange Freedom
What is it that Americans are fighting for in Iraq and Afghanistan, celebrating on the 4th of July, and holding up as the “light of the world?” And what is the relationship between freedom and faith?.
What the New Testament Says About Freedom
Caution: you might be surprised.
The season of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and lasts for 29 or 30 days, depending on the year. It is marked by fasting; Muslims refrain from eating or drinking during the day, focusing upon prayer and submission to God in all things. This year Ramadan begins June 18 and ends with the festival of Eid al-Fitr. Literally the “Festival of the Breaking of the Fast.” For the full Islamic calendar.
While not a religious holiday, strictly speaking, Father’s Day might provoke some fresh thinking about a tradition in which God is conceived of as the “father of us all.”
Ramadan is not a holiday, but a holy month. It is the ninth month of the Muslim year, in which “the Qur’an was sent down as a guidance for the people” Read more ….
The Ten Most Popular Prayers of All Time
Well, actually, we’ve got twelve. But since two of today’s most popular prayers may not be on the list tomorrow, let’s call it ten. My selections include all time favorite and familiar prayers like the Lord’s Prayer, the Serenity Prayer, and the Prayer of St. Francis, along with the contemporary, and very popular prayer of Jabez and the Jelly Bean Prayer.
Whether you are a Muslim needed to know to date of a holiday this year or simply need to know when your Muslim friends might be celebrating, our Muslim holiday calendar might come in useful …. with links to lots of additional information about Islam. Check it out now.
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