Krista interviewed Nasr in early August with the intention of broadcasting it quickly. But sometimes it takes the perspective of a person inside a tradition to help us see things differently.
Well, Ramadan is officially over and I’ve spent the past few days at various parties celebrating by eating, eating, and, oh yeah, eating. What ends up happening on Eid (after the morning communal prayer at the mosque) is usually this circuit of house visits, going from family to family, eating, popping in and out, eating, seeing people, chatting, eating, then heading off to another house party.
A Pakistani immigrant to the U.S. finds that stereotypes and misconceptions go both ways and is surprised to "see real examples of people living out tolerance, harmony and acceptance" in his new home.
“Next to being the children of God our greatest privilege is being the brothers of each other.”