What is a Kafir / Kuffar?

Kafir Pl. (‘een, ‘oon) Kuffaar: Simple noun for non believer. Muslims are Kuffaar for other religions and and non Muslims are kuffaar for Muslims. This is not a derogatory or racist or term as has been argued by some misinformed think tanks and journalists

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What is MAB’s position on interfaith dialogue?

MAB supports initiatives, which result in intra or interfaith dialogue. Our association considers that this is one of the most effective ways of reducing tension between religious denominations.

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What is MAB’s stance on homosexuality?

MAB considers that people from the LGBT community should be treated with dignity, respect and should never be mistreated, abused or discriminated against because of their sexuality. MAB follows the teachings of Islam and the Quran that clearly state that same-sex intercourse is a sin. Many schools of thought regard the act in the same [...]

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What is halal?

Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. The opposite of halal is haram, which means unlawful or prohibited. While the term is used in relation to many aspects of life, when specifically used in relationship to food, halal refers to any food product that is not prohibited. In reference to meat products, halal [...]

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