Just a lovely photo. Allahu Akbar.
For those of you in the NYC area, I’m teaching two courses at St. Bart’s Center for Religious Inquiry that may be of interest. Arabic Immersion Day Readings in the Qur’an Hope to see you there. teaching islam
Not an April Fool’s Day joke.
Traditionally, Muslims read the Qur'an in its entirety over this time, in a section a day. The Qur'an is split into thirty sections, called juz', and one section is read each night. This year is the 8th year I am inviting people to tweet the Qur’an for Ramadan. I will be tweeting @islamoyankee. To see how the call has (not) evolved, here are the six call outs: 2009 Windsor Star Article 2010 (despite the title, which says 2011) 2011 USA Today Article 2012 2013 Storify (including press stories) 2014 A piece I did on Immanent Frame The Background [from the…