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Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage - The Conversation US

Breathless reporting accompanies each attack, with little time spent addressing the underlying causes. Nick Lehr/The Conversation via Google, CC BY-SA. Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage. May 31, 2017 9.55pm EDT ...and more »

Why Jefferson's vision of American Islam matters today - The Conversation US

Denise A. Spellberg does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University ...and more »

For Recent Converts, Ramadan Is Much More Than A Physical Challenge - HuffPost

When Catherine Houlihan made the decision to convert to Islam, the self-described “type A” personality approached it like she does many things in her life ― with deliberation and intent. Houlihan, who was born into a Irish Catholic family, told ...and more »

These Muslim Convert Stories Will Challenge Your Perspective Of Islam - HuffPost

At a time of heightened Islamophobia, Western converts could be the key to bridging cultural barriers and eliminating misconceptions. 05/31/2017 05:43 pm ET Updated Oct 04, 2017. Courtesy Kristiane Backer/ABDUL WAHID PEDERSEN. In sharing these stories ...and more »

Ramadan can make Lenten fasting seem tepid - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Muslim boys pray as they wait to end their fast of Ramadan in Srinagar, India. (CNS/EPA/Farooq Khan). Every year when the Muslim holy month of Ramadan rolls around, I stand in awe of my Muslim sisters and brothers. The fast that Muslims observe during ...and more »

Boosting Productivity And Improving Workers' Well-Being In Ramadan - Forbes Middle East

While previous studies often failed to find a justification for the declining productivity rates during Ramadan, there is no denying the fact that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market is usually hit by a decrease in the workflow within the summer ...and more »

The Importance Of Ramadan - Forbes

For something routinely observed by just under a quarter of the world's population, there are still many misconceptions about Ramadan, especially in the West. I would like to devote some time in this column to exploring the yearly practice in detail ...and more »

How Iranians celebrate the holy month of Ramadan - Tehran Times

People in Iran is mesmerized by the spirit of Ramadan every year. Different tribes and ethnic groups in the country have special rituals to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan has been a great event for Iranians since the advent of Islam and ...and more »

Self-denial should be for Catholics, too - Catholic Herald Online

The fuss we make about giving up sweets seems ridiculous when a billion Muslims aren't even drinking water. Catholics once took abstinence seriously. Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting and prayer, started last weekend, days after the Manchester ...and more »

The Ramadan Initiative: addressing the healthcare profession's skills gap - The Pharmaceutical Journal (blog)

One of the major tenets of Islam is fasting during the month of Ramadan. Approximately 2.7 million Muslims live in England and Wales [1], and many will observe fasts in 2017. Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan involves complete abstention from ...and more »