For those hoping for a kinder, gentler Muslim Brotherhood leadership in Egypt, Mona Al-Naggar’s story in today’s Times offers a zap of reality.
“A woman…takes pleasure in being a follower and finds ease in obeying a husband who loves her,” counsels a Botany professor and member of the Muslim Brotherhood at a premarital counseling class….
“What was striking, though, was the absence of any reaction. None of the 30 people in the class so much as winced.”
Let’s not forget that many — though not all — Christian evangelicals and people on the right adhere to similar views that God planned for men to take the lead and for women to follow and fulfill a destined role as mothers and domestic caretakers.
Read the whole story here.