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Tinkering Turks Modernize Hadith

Posted By Jagannath On March 2, 2008 @ 1:22 pm In Nuggets | 6 Comments

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 [1].

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[1] here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7264903.stm

[2] One Man’s Nightmare In The Bible Belt: https://religiousfreaks.com/2006/11/14/one-mans-nightmare-in-the-bible-belt/

[3] Bibles For Porn: https://religiousfreaks.com/2005/12/06/bibles-for-porn/