24 July 2010

Female Imams in China (NPR)

From NPR's All Things Considered (21 July 2010): Female Imams Blaze Trail Amid China's Muslims

Excerpt:
"China has an estimated 21 million Muslims, who have developed their own set of Islamic practices with Chinese characteristics. The biggest difference is the development of independent women's mosques with female imams, something scholars who have researched the issue say is unique to China."
Link: Female Imams Blaze Trail Amid China's Muslims


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