Religious Studies Professor Offers Insight Into A Mosque’s Refusal to Bury Muslim Terrorist

The Atlantic

Following the suicide bombing outside of the Manchester Arena in England, which killed 22 concert attendees and the bomber, Salman Abedi, the Manchester Central Mosque has declined to be involved in Abedi’s funeral — a decision that The Atlantic reports is “hardly unprecedented.”

Holy Cross’ Caner Dagli, associate professor of religious studies and a scholar of Islamic studies, offered the major news outlet insight into the Muslim funeral prayer and the differing beliefs within the Muslim community about whether the prayer should be performed for those who commit suicide.

Read the full article on The Atlantic website.