Are you tired of hearing the media (or your World Religions professor) bring up the story about Muslim men getting 72 virgins in heaven? Have you ever tried to explain to a classroom full of peers, or even a group of friends, that it’s really not like that, but you didn’t have the words or the knowledge from the Qur’an to explain it to them? Admittedly, even some of us were confused about the whole thing.
Luckily, TED featured a talk from this agnostic Jewish woman, who breaks it all the way down for us.
Bonus: She does more than talk about virgins; she goes on to school us on what the Qur’an says about war, women mentioned in the Qur’an, and all the beautiful things we want the world to know, but haven’t found the right way to articulate yet, because we are soooooo over it. Check it out above, and let us know what you think.
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