A lady sent me a long email about how she read that the Quran never talks about covering the head. According to her, she read the Ayah of Surah An-Noor and that it uses the word Khimar which refers to a veil. She looked up the dictionary and it said things like a shawl or cover. It didn’t say anything about covering the head.
I started thinking: is this a common confusion? Or is it just a one-time email? So I dug around and this mindset is actually extremely common. I’d like to assume that anybody who has this confusion just doesn’t know any better, or whatever they read convinced them of this. I don’t like to think that they mean evil, or they have an agenda or a misguided opinion.
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