Breaking the fast together

7:00 p.m. at Hamline University. A couple of students gather in Hamline’s Chapel, waiting for sunset. They are hungry and thirsty and looking forward for the first meal of the day. There are bowls with dates and almonds on the tables and an appetizing, spicy smell infuses the room, but the students are not yet allowed to eat. Most of them are Muslims. Since it is Ramadan, they are fasting from dawn to sunset. Continue Reading