Calls to enroll women in council of scholars
2008-08-01 - Arab News - Inspired by the recent announcement made by the Grand Mufti of Syria Sheikh Ahmad Badr Al-Din Hassoun, Saudi scholars are now opening a heated debate about whether or not women can become muftis. Some have recommended such a move, others agreed but with restrictions to issuing fatwas only for women. While some don’t approve at all.  

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