Study finds broad consent for educating Imams in Switzerland

A Swiss National Science Foundation program has found that most Muslims living in Switzerland—the second largest religious community here—advocate bringing Imam training here, as do Swiss authorities, universities and legal experts. It’s a question that points to larger issues regarding social integration for an immigrant community. Christoph Uehlinger is a professor of religious studies at the University of Zurich. He shared what was most surprising about the finidngs with WRS’s Carla Drysdale.