A makeshift memorial stands on a bike path in lower Manhattan on November 1, 2017 in New York City. Eight people were killed and 12 injured on October 31 when suspect 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov intentionally drove a truck onto the path. 

Here's What You Need To Know About The Phrase 'Allahu Akbar'

"Allahu akbar" is an Arabic phrase that translates to "God is greater." In the wake of a deadly attack in New York on Tuesday, this inherently spiritual phrase is being used in a different context: to...
03/11/2017 10:43 AM IST
Picture taken 26 October 2006 of an erotic fresco in Pompeii. Art officials have restored an ancient brothel in the archaeological complex of Pompeii, believed to be the most popular one in the ancient Roman city. 

Could This Ancient Porn Change The Way We Think About Christianity And Homosexuality?

The preserved ruins of the city of Pompeii are a treasure trove for those interested in learning more about the ancient Roman empire. And one British pastor is convinced that Pompeii provides importan...
21/07/2017 6:49 PM IST
A Palestinian man reads a copy of the Koran, Islam's holiest book, during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with a young girl outside his home at Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City on June 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

What It's Like To Observe Ramadan As A Refugee

The holy month of Ramadan is meant to be a joyous and spiritually rewarding time ― but for Muslims who were forcibly displaced from their homes because of conflict and persecution, it's also full of e...
25/06/2017 10:35 AM IST