Jun 26

Your holiday cheat sheet to Ramadan

Ramadan is considered the holiest month, because it was during Ramadan that Allah was said to have first contacted Muhammad. Every year, from the first sight of the waxing crescent moon until the last sight of the waning crescent, Muslims…

May 30

Your holiday cheat sheet to Vesak Day

Although Buddhism is unlike any other religion (in that it does not require belief in a deity), it’s still got some of the classic markers — and the celebration of holidays is one of them. So here, as part of…

From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his storied ascension to heaven. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room holding Jesus’ apostles and entered each…

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