Sunni-Shi'a Differences
By Imam Sa'dullah Khan
Plus: Conversion, breaking promises, and sonography

A Silent Cry for Justice
A U.N. worker in Iraq.
By Manal Omar

Was Jesus Crucified?
What do Muslims believe about the crucifixion? Plus: Muslims and wealth
By Imam Sa'dullah Khan

Why Do Muslims Fast During the Month of Ramadan?

Questions and Love, Honor, and Obey?
Ask the Imam
What the Qur'an says about a wife obeying her husband.
By Imam Sa'dullah Khan

How Many Muslims Are Extremists?
Is Cleanliness Next to Godliness?
Before eating fruit at a Sufi service, should I break out the moist towelettes?
By Arthur Magida

A Cup of Water in the Desert
A teaching tale to share with your child
Retold by Aaron Zerah

No Blues for Allah
Sufi celebrity A.R. Rahman's new release
A.R. Rahman doesn't sweat the little things--like worldwide fame.
By Lavina Melwani

Peter, Paul and Mary--for Muslims
The folk songs of Dawud Wharnsby-Ali
by Susan Hogan Albach

Ramadan Articles

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  • Also, Hakeem Recites His Favorite Passages from the Holy Quran:surah al-Kahf and surah al-Baqara

  • Ramadan: Naked and Vulnerable
    By Kabeer Helminski
  • Moon Unity
    By Jan Ferris Heenan
  • Armoring the Heart
    By Michael Wolfe
  • Ramadan: The Month of the Qur'an

    A Ramadan Diary
    Freshman Sondos Kholaki talks about her Ramadan experience.
  • Preparing for the Holy Month
  • Week 1: Ramadan Resolutions
  • Week 2: Home Sweet Home
  • Week 3: Up All Night
  • Week 4: A Feeding Frenzy

    Ramadan Profiles
    Profiles of Muslims observing the month of Ramadan.
  • An E-Ramadan
  • Ramadan, Yemeni Style
  • Better Than a Thousand Explanations
    Read and excerpt of the book, Better Than a Thousand Nights

    Ramadan E-Card

    Send a Ramadan e-card to friends and family

    Muslims Expected to Become Political Players
    Muslims have stepped up visibility this election year, but their greatest victories right now are still symbolic
    By Rhonda Roumani

    'Apartheid' for Muslim Women?
    Tradition rules where the Qur'an should. By Waheeda Carvello

    Zakat on the Rise
    Zakat, the third of Islam's five pillars, is at the root of Islam's burgeoning mosques, community centers, and schools
    By Monique Parsons

    A Return to Exile
    Being barred from one's homeland may be a defining Muslim experience
    By Samer Badawi

    Will Muslims Turn to George W. Bush?
    With the nomination of an Orthodox Jew to the Democratic ticket, will Muslims turn to the Republican Party? Not necessarily
    By Rhonda Roumani

    Bush's Muslim Support
    Why the Republican presidential candidate has received an important Muslim endorsement.
    By Ira Rifkin
    And: A list of the leading Muslim organizations

    The Muslim Vote Divided
    Is there such a thing as a Muslim bloc vote?
    By Anisa Mehdi

    The Case for an American Muslim Identity
    Barriers to American Muslims' political cohesiveness are largely internal
    By Muqtedar Khan

    Why We Need to Learn More About Islam
    By Secretary of State Madeline Albright
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