Lent is the traditional observance in which Christians do without something for the 40 days leading up to their celebration of Easter. But this year Muslims from around the world have been posting their pictures online, showing what they are giving up in solidarity with their Christian brothers and sisters observing Lent.
Toward a balanced perspective on the Qur'an, Islam as it exists in the world and Muslim-Christian dialogue.
Mark Anderson is an author and lecturer on Islam, the Qu'ran and Muslim-Christian dialogue. He has an MA from McGill University in Islamic Studies and another from Westminster Theological Seminary, plus years of experience living in the Arab world.