I started City of Brass in March 2002 at Blogspot, and moved to Beliefnet in August 2008. Over a thousand posts and a million page views later, it is time to end this chapter and start a new one. However, I am not technically going anywhere – Beliefnet recently acquired Patheos, where I am going […]
Every year, the Boston Globe does a photo feature on the start of Ramadan, as part of their “Big Picture” series. They pick photos that really try to capture teh diversity of muslims and Islam around the world, engaged in the common acts of prayer and fasting. This year is no different, with some quite striking photos – as usual, the best ones are of children, including my favorite below. My only complaint is that apart from one photo of muslims praying in London, photos of muslims in the West (America and Europe) are curiously absent.