Soundscapes of Faith

By 2009.12.19 tags: , , , . Comment»

CandleThe radio program Interfaith Voices has a new series of sacred sonic features called The Soundscapes of Faith. There’s a shofar, shape singers, Sikh hymns, and several more.

Check this Islamic prayer, with elaborations by Akbar Ahmed, chair of Islamic studies at American University (2:34):

One of the most beautiful sounds of Islam is the call to prayer, or adhan. It rings out in many Muslin countries 5 times a day, asking believers to pause their day and remember God.

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