Women lead prayers, revolution in China – Saibal Dasgupta

From The Times of India:

As part of a silent revolution in China, Muslim are leading prayers, something considered unthinkable in Islamic countries.

Wuzhong has the highest concentration of female imams in China. Over 20 of them lead prayers and advise women on religious affairs in this predominantly Muslim town. [Full text]

To read more about women as imams, see this Wikipedia entry.

June 25, 2006 8:50 PM
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