Hadith for modern day and women teaching about Quran, that is what Turks are up to.

The Department of Religious Affairs has gathered a team of troubleshooting theologians at Ankara University with a goal of dragging hadith to this century. They are trying to wipe away all the old cultural idiosyncrasies which were needed 1400 years ago.

As a part of the renewal program theological training is given to women. They are appointed as senior imams with a task of spreading the faith sans cultural and historical baggage.

Will they succeed?

Complete story here.

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