Muslims wrap up Ramadan fast with Eid al-Fitr feasting
07-17-2015From around the web
By JENNIFER CALFAS
c. 2015 USA Today
Muslim Americans will gather Friday (July 17) to celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan.
Since June 17, Muslims marking Ramadan observed the holy...
Will Thor join the Army? Believers still in limbo
07-07-2015From around the web
By KIMBERLY WINSTON c. 2015 Religion News Service
(RNS) Jeremiah McIntyre wants to be called a Heathen.
The 38-year-old Army sergeant follows the old Norse religion Asatru, in which the god Thor swings h...
At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters
06-29-2015From around the web
BY KEN CHITWOOD
c. 2015 Religion News Service
(RNS) To many non-Muslims, Ramadan is about fasting, and later, feasting. But Muslims know Ramadan as the month of the Quran, a time when the sacred scripture is rec...