on Time for Clear-headed Thinking, by Emel Abidin-Algan
Dear Qantara Team,
For some reason, it was technically impossible to post my comment on the website, so I’m sending it this way:
I respect Ms Abidin-Algan's decision to decide against the Islamic clothing rules and thus also against the headscarf. It's wonderful that she’s working towards lifting the headscarf ban.
However, I do think that she tends to use too many generalisations and blanket judgements in her article.
Her accusation that millions of Muslim women who wear the headscarf have not studied the authentic Islamic sources, the occasions of revelation and the individual contexts of the verses critically enough is simply unfair.
The fact is, women like Abidin- ...More