Ramadan and the Tradition of Fasting
We’ve reached the halfway point of the holy month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims around the world abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sundown. This hour we’ll take a closer look at the tradition of fasting, and examine why almost all faiths have feast days and fast days, and how going without food affects the mind and body.
- Shakeel Muhammad, Outreach Director, Noor Islamic Cultural Center
- Tom Ferguson, Dean and Professor at Bexley Hall (Episcopal) Seminar
- Richard J. Bloomer, Chair of Department of Health and Sports Sciences- University of Memphis