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  • Veiled Voices

Veiled Voices | Socratic Sheikha: Sneak Peek | PBS

Duration: 02:32
Program: Veiled Voices

Hanan al-Lahham is a religious teacher in Damascus, Syria. Although she did not receive a formal education in Islam when she was young, she endeavored to study and now teaches courses all over the Arab world and writes "tafsir" or commentary or interpretations on al-Qur'an. She uses a socratic teaching method and encourages discussion during her religious lessons. Her teaching method is the foundational to how she approaches her writing.

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Post Date: August 20, 2009