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  • Veiled Voices

Veiled Voices | Dr. Su'ad Saleh and Grand Sheikh Tantawi | PBS

Duration: 02:52
Program: Veiled Voices

This is a scene out of the documentary Veiled Voices. It asks the question whether Dr. Su'ad Saleh could be considered for the position of Grant Mufti(ya) in Egypt. The late Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Tantawi addresses the question and Dr. Saleh speaks to this as well. Dr. Suad, widely considered the most influential female religious leader in Egypt, leads this fight through her weekly television show, Women's Fatawa, a telephone call-in show in Egypt through which people solicit her advice and religious judgments based in Islamic Sharia Law, fatwas.

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Post Date: March 11, 2010