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10 Books to Help You Reflect During Ramadan

These suggestions honor the importance of literature in Islam

A photo of a Muslim mother reading a book to her two young boys.
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Historically, Ramadan indicates when God revealed the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Allah sent an angel to tell the Prophet to “Read!” It’s also believed Shaytaan, the devil, is locked away. As Muslims, the month allows a heightened sense of awareness. We’re inclined…

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