A scholar of religion explains what those who fast for health and fitness can learn from religious traditions for a sustained, deeper and lifelong practice.
Although Ghana has not been affected by religious conflict, the ways youth from the Muslim minority relate to their nation is an important question.
Most religions have periods of rest incorporated into their practice. Medical science has affirmed that short periods of contemplation can have benefits for one’s physical and mental health.
Unless there are safety reasons for outdoor weddings, it would be far better for local authorities to focus resources on making more slots available
Four members of a Muslim family out for a walk were killed in what police say was a hate crime. A researcher on Islamophobia in Canada says it’s not just fringe groups that hold anti-Muslim views.
The Nigerian government must design more interventions to improve education, employment opportunities and the economy in order to control the country’s population growth.
A civil rights group is suing Facebook for its failure to stop the spread of anti-Muslim hate speech on the platform.
The Senegalese culture of discretion, called “sutura”, inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
Sharia is often portrayed as being brutal and barbaric. However, in many parts of the world, women are using Sharia to stop oppressive practices.
Iran’s ongoing legal campaign to persecute marginalized groups highlights the pressing need to include human rights in any bilateral and multilateral negotiations over the nuclear deal.
Eating high-nutrient foods and planning our meals are just a couple of ways you can look after your health this month.
Many Australians believe in the existence of the soul. Here is a brief guide to how the five major world religions imagine the soul’s origin and journey.
Strasbourg officials are within their right to allow public funds to be used to build what may be the largest mosque in Europe. But that hasn’t stopped the backlash
Practicing Islam was banned in Spain after the Catholic conquest but recent discoveries prove that Muslims continued eating traditions in secret.
Pakistan, created during the 1947 partition, comprised two geographical areas, separated by over a thousand miles. The fault lines between the two regions resulted in the birth of Bangladesh.
Indonesian gay communities dispel stigmas by using four strategies on social media.
A higher proportion of Islamic-school students in years 11 to 12 are enrolled in science and maths than other students in Australia. But they may not all get the careers they want.
Complaints against BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour over an interview about female leadership in Islam have revealed how complex the issue is
Student protesters in Turkey recently used this mythical figure to express their queer identity. An art historian explains the significance.
Muslim women say the practice of wearing masks has given them more confidence to wear face coverings in public.