Prophet pushed for educating women
Originally Published in The New Haven Register
Did these trigger-happy extremists know or care that the Prophet Muhammad had said that educating your daughters will earn you paradise?
Based on this advice, my grandmother, a devout Muslim, was encouraged by her family to go on to become a physics professor.
Muslim women, young and old, who pursue higher learning, are an inspiration for all of us.
And unlike the Taliban gunman, they live out their faith.