By day, the 43-year-old imam Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer, pictured Sept. 25, 2013, leads prayers from his mosque in the tiny hamlet of Pinarbasi in southern Turkey. By night the imam fronts a rock band which has raised eyebrows among conservative religious authorities. But a ruling this month says the imam may keep on rocking.

(RNS1-June 12) By day, the 43-year-old imam Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer, pictured Sept. 25, 2013, leads prayers from his mosque in the tiny hamlet of Pinarbasi in southern Turkey. By night the imam fronts a rock band which has raised eyebrows among conservative religious authorities. But a ruling this month says the imam may keep on rocking. For use with RNS-TURKEY-IMAM transmitted on June 12, 2014, RNS photo by Jacob Resneck

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