Author: Julia Ley

Muslim woman in a Sufi shrine: The role of female scholars in the transmission of traditional knowledge in Islam has long been underestimated (photo: Imago/Saqib Majeed)

Female scholars in Islam

Unsung guardians of the 'true' tradition

Young, feminist, Muslim - Toya Zurkuhlen is an editor at the "Datteltäter" and converted to Islam four years ago (photo: Julius Matuschik)

Muslimas on Instagram

The many ways to tie a headscarf

During "dhikr", Sufis try to get closer to God through musical meditation –  here at the Rabbaniyya Centre on Lake Constance, Germany (photo: Julius Matuschik/islamimbild.de)

Islamic mysticism

A flute like the breath of God

Father Tobias Zimmermann, principal of the Catholic Canisius Kolleg in Berlin (photo: Stefan Weigand)

Interview with Father Tobias Zimmermann

"Islam confronts us Christians with long-overdue debates"