The month of Ramadan, a time of prayer and fasting for Muslims, lasts from June 28th - July 28 in 2014. Get up to speed on the basics of Islam with these 7 quick facts that will help you understand and connect with your Muslim neighbors.
What happened on September 11, 2001? Read these seven quick facts to get a refresher on some of the basic lasting impacts of when the US was hit by a gross act of terrorism.
Before you critique it, or before you uncritically camp out and join in the craze of purchasing discounted consumer goods, make sure you're up on the history and facts concerning this unrivaled retail holiday. Read more with this Seven Quick Facts about Black Friday.
Valentine's Day is a popular day of celebration in the United States and beyond, but most people know surprisingly little about the origins of the holiday. This isn't necessarily surprising, as surprisingly little is known about Saint Valentine except his name. Here are some other quick facts you may not know about Valentine's history.
What are the origins of our Thanksgiving holiday? Today, Andrew Dragos cuts through the common myths and shares 7 quick facts about Thanksgiving related to everything from food, to religious connotations, and the beloved American pastime, football.
It's easy to get lost in the sentiment or liturgy of Christmas time while forgetting the theological significance of Jesus' birth. Freshen up on your understanding of the season with these seven weighty theological points to remember at Christmas.
What are the origins of modern day Halloween, this holiday that is second only to Christmas in popularity? Today, Andrew Dragos shares 7 quick facts about Halloween that reveal that determining the exact origins of specific traditions may be harder than expected, and speaks to the uneasy truce the church has had with the pagan cultures it inhabits.
Every year we set aside at least one day to commemorate the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. to the ongoing struggle for racial reconciliation in the US. In today's article, read 7 quick facts about the person and work that have inspired so many to hope and work toward a holy vision of justice across the world.
Thomas Oden, an evangelical Wesleyan theologian-scholar, died on Thursday, December 9th, 2016. His life and legacy are celebrated here with seven quick facts.
From his birth to high-ranking Roman colonists parents to his death on March 17 in the late 5th century, St. Patrick was best known for his evangelistic fervor, courage, and humility, even in the face of difficult opposition from druid religious leaders. Here are seven quick facts you may not know about St. Patrick and St. Patrick's Day.