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    Beards and Politics….!

    Tweet    Notes From America “He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man.” ― William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing Facial hair in Islam is complicated and the politics of wearing a beard brings lots of heated debate and political wrangling. Besides the religious and Sharia one the beard-wearing debate also has important cultural components to it, which it may entangle in and complicate the religious one. The Arab Spring and the election of President Mohamed Morse and the Muslim Brotherhood’s success in securing political power brought a new brand of Arab leader to the public arena…


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