Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Murchidat and Moroccan Islam - an NPR piece

A lot has been said and written about the Murchidat, and everyone has an opinion about them.
Here is another interesting piece to add to the conversation. It appeared today on NPR's The World, the link is right here, the summary is pasted below.

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has a new approach for countering Islamic extremism in his country. He's begun enlisting women to be religious guides who preach tolerance and the rejection of violence.

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