Islam requires that observant women dress modestly, but covering the head or covering the face (perhaps save for a slit for the eyes) is a cultural tradition rather than a specific commandment. Having said that, in some places wearing a scarf seems to have become popular as an outward symbol of the traditional and respectable muslim woman. http://www.submission.org/dress.html
Thu May 29 02:50:40 CDT 2003 (Edited content - McG)
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