Women, Leadership, and Mosques

Women, Leadership, and Mosques

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This volume is the first to bring together analysis of contemporary female religious leadership in ideologically-diverse Muslim communities in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America, with chapters discussing the emergence, consolidation, and impact of female Islamic authority.For the imam to hand the group over to a younger woman indicates his willingness to run the group not only as religious instruction but also as a social platform. The girls obviously feel more at ease with Rahma, with whom they can freely talkanbsp;...

Title:Women, Leadership, and Mosques
Author:Masooda Bano, Hilary Kalmbach
Publisher:BRILL - 2011-11-25


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