When the moon says it’s Rosh Hashanah and Eid al-Fitr, and the sun says it’s 9/11


When this year's Ramadan began, and it became apparent that 9/11 could end up being the first day of Eid al-Fitr, Muslim leaders in America became nervous. It could, after all, appear that the faithful, with parties and carnivals worldwide, were celebrating 9/11, rather than commemorating the end of Ramadan festival in their traditional way.

Pavillions of Promise: A Religious Conversation for Peace


"God is no one's pigment, no one's gender and no one's flag."Sister Joan ChittisterOctober 21, 2007Atlanta, GeorgiaIn the dusk of my dreams I have wandered through pointy roofed pavillions spilling across a shallow hillside, reaching the darkened road that runs below. It is a fair, the greatest exhibition of humankind's noblest pursuit, born out of… Continue reading Pavillions of Promise: A Religious Conversation for Peace