Germany: Education Minister supports Islamic classes in schools, if taught by German-trained imams

Bundesministerin Dr. Annette Schavan

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The German Minister of Education Annette Schavan wants imams teach courses in Islamic religions in schools, in an interview with the weekly Die Zeit to be published Thursday.

…They could be “used in schools” at halftime, as “priests,” said Schavan to Die Zeit. She nevertheless conditioned their hiring that they are trained at university in Germany.

Related: Germany: more universities to offer Islamic studies.

One comment on “Germany: Education Minister supports Islamic classes in schools, if taught by German-trained imams

  1. dragon nest says:

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