Suhaib Webb | Women in Mosques, Sexuality, & Negotiating Faith and CommunityPosted: January 17, 2011
Three segments of a panel discussion at MPAC’s 2010 Annual Convention with Imam Suhaib Webb supporting the right of women to have equal and dignified space in mosques as “women are not living a dignified religious existence in our communities,” as well as the Muslim community’s hang-ups in dealing with issues of sexuality, and the need to allow individuals to negotiate their faith.
“Women in our community are taking Prozac because they’re looking at a wall their whole lives and are told they are part of a community…”
“I’m encountering converts who are not dissatisfied from a point of theology and worship but they’re dissatisfied from a point of community…”
“I’m lonely in the mosques…”
To see the official video from the MPAC Convention, click here: The State of our Umma (Community)” Facing our Challenges