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Reflecting Back: The Call to Prayer February 06, 2018
A selection from our Soundscapes of Faith series: one of the most beautiful sounds in Islam is the one heard most often. The call to prayer, or adhan, comes from the Arabic word "to listen." It rings through the streets of many Muslim countries five times a day, summoning believers to pause and remember God. From 2009.

Akbar Ahmed, chair of Islamic Studies at American University