(RNS) God as a source of peace would not want to be associated with a name-sharing squabble. The Arabic term “Allah” predates Islam, and Muslims have no ownership over it.
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(RNS) Muslims have no more of a monopoly on the term “Allah” than Jews have a monopoly on monotheism.
(RNS) “The usage of the word Allah is not an integral part of the faith in Christianity,” Chief Judge Mohamed Apandi Ali said in the ruling, which bans use of the word by non-Muslims.
(RNS) In an escalating confrontation, dozens of Islamists marched to the Vatican’s mission in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, after prayers, and presented a 670-word memorandum calling for the archbishop’s recall.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Whether believers realize it or not, the trees near their houses of worship have religious roots. By Lisa Schencker.