Is a mosque only used as a space for worship?

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No, in addition to being used a place of worship, mosques are used as a community centers, a place for social gatherings, and sometime have schools that teach the Quran.

 

http://www.britannica.com/topic/mosque

Gulevich, Tanya. Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions: An Introduction to the Religious Practices, Celebrations, Festivals, Observances, Beliefs, Folklore, Customs, and Calendar System of the World’s Muslim Communities, including an Overview of Islamic History and Geography. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2004. Print

 

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