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Koran 2177

Ramadan Lessons For All Of Humanity

Queen Noor of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Queen Noor of Jordan

While this verse clearly reminds Muslims of their priorities ahead in the holy month of Ramadan, I believe that these priorities apply to all individuals pursuing peaceful coexistence, social equity, and the protection of human rights.

Moving Beyond Ritual This Ramadan: The Importance of Righteous Actions

Rami Nashashibi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rami Nashashibi

Way too many headlines seem obsessed with one aspect or the other of Muslim practice. The end result is public discourse about Muslim rituals as opposed to the effort of Muslims to be forces for good and transformation.

What Is 'True Piety' According to the Qur'an?

Kabir Helminski | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Kabir Helminski

True and sincere goodness is not the result of merely conforming to the outer forms of religious rituals, but consists of doing good to others, living a life of service, bearing suffering with patience, and overcoming fear.

Muslim Faith: Function Over Form

Dalia Mogahed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dalia Mogahed

Sharing our wealth with those in need gives us practice putting God before material gain. The outcome should be a heart and mind wired toward justice and compassion, and actions to prove it.