When Sherin Khankan established the ﬁrst female-led mosque in Scandinavia, she was celebrated in the mainstream press for being a feminist activist in addition to being its imam. Khankan, however, makes it refreshingly clear that the two roles are one and the same. An Islamic scholar, she is an expert on the ancient primary source texts that swat away today’s patriarchal interpretations of institutional Islamic thought. “At the time of the Prophet, women were warriors. They were teachers. And, of This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Eight Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 41 WASH OUT The stubborn unsexiness of laundry. Arts & Culture Issue 29 The Evolution of Self-Care How did the conversation about self-care shift from society's radical margins into the indulgences of an individualized mainstream? Arts & Culture City Guide 0fr Copenhagen A Parisian bookstore, now home to Denmark’s young creatives. Arts & Culture City Guide Thorvaldsens Museum A brightly-hued homage to Copenhagen’s most celebrated sculptor. Arts & Culture City Guide Louisiana Museum of Modern Art A waterside museum of modern art to the north of Copenhagen. Arts & Culture City Guide Hotel Sanders A design-led hotel in Copenhagen’s cultural quarter.