Modest Muslim Women Don't Have A Lock on Spirituality

Beyond the Veil| When Muslim women explain that they are more pious and respectable by freely covering themselves — as opposed to women who have no choice about how they will dress as in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, etc — I want to say that I’ve not felt disrespected by men because of my physicality.

With a single exception, a man has never run up and grabbed me on the streets in America, as happens constantly in Egypt and India, according to their press — not America’s.

Personally, I believe that Islam has built the woman as temptress argument into a larger than life story about sin in the West. Read on in Global Futures.