Ramadan: Day One

I penned some thoughts on the first day of Ramadan over on the Huffington Post. Check it out…

Day One in the Big Ramadan House

The headline only works if you say it in Marcus Bentley‘s Big Brother narrator voice, so apologies to you if that’s one cultural reference too far. So here we are; day one of thirty – it might be twenty nine of the lunar calendar is favourable – long, summer days of fasting. Last week I wrote about Channel 4’s decision to air the call to prayer and since then it’s good to see that the debate develop. Some Facebook updates on the channel’s Facebook page have been worrying but nonetheless the fasting must go on. Read more

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