I’m presently working with my employer to create a prayer space, initially for Ramadan but hopefully beyond. The question I found my self asking was whether it’s ok to share a prayer space between men and women. The answer surprised me. My experience of UK mosques is that women pray in different prayer spaces fromContinue reading “Do women need separate prayer spaces?”
Category Archives: modesty
Exploring Contemporary Islam 1:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/26/women-lead-friday-prayers-denmark-first-female-run-mosque-mariam “Female imams have existed in China since the 19th century, and in South Africa since 1995. In Los Angeles, the Women’s Mosque of America opened last year. In the UK, the American Islamic scholar Amina Wadud led mixed Friday prayers in Oxford in 2008, prompting protests. Plans for a female-run mosque in Bradford areContinue reading “Exploring Contemporary Islam 1:”
Modesty and male responsibility
We all, men and women, have a role to play in ensuring modesty.