Federation of Murcia to instruct imams on correct version of Islam

    The Islamic Federation wants everyone who receives instruction on preaching to better understand the contest in which he lives, and to correct possible misinterpretations of Islam. This is the objective set out from the Islamic Federation of the Murcia region, which comprises around twenty of the thirty officially registered mosques in the autonomous region. The intent of the federation is the ensure that those who speak in the mosque do so with a correct understanding of Islam and climate of integration that is needs for the community’s Muslims. To achieve this, courses for imams are being offered in the region. The federation’s secretary Abderrahim Nahid said that it’s important to understand that there are concepts that other countries can find normal, but it can not be used here because they can e misread. Nahid also emphasizes the necessity of understanding trans-national and cross-cultural context and awareness of religious practice.

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