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Rafida Shi’ites Raghead Wog. The term [1] alludes to a person who rejects or disbelieves in God as described by Islam according to the teachings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad[2] [3] and denies the dominion and authority of the Islamic god, and is thus often translated as ” infidel “.

Principles of State and Government Asad Ethno-cultural designations Islam and other religions Islam-related slurs Islamic belief and doctrine Islamic terminology. Non-Muslims living under the protection of an Islamic state. Over the centuries, Sunni scholars have dismissed this hadith despite its appearance in the authoritative Sahih Muslim collection. Historically, People of the Book permanently residing under Islamic rule were entitled to a special status known as dhimmiwhile those visiting Muslim lands received a different status known as musta’min.

Retrieved 27 July Ideologically, it implies a person who hides or covers the truth. Julian—Gregorian uncertainty Use dmy dates from September Articles containing Arabic-language text All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from January Wikipedia articles needing clarification from November Kanu Islam, jahiliyyah “ignorance” refers to the time of Arabia before Islam.

In the Presence of God. Economic and Political Weekly. Hizb al-Tahrir and al-Muhajiroun on Israel and the Jews”.

Retrieved 5 December Not to be confused with kefir. These European traders adopted that Arabic word and its derivatives. Laliwala Islamic Philosophy of Religion: The Holy Quran Translation. Archived from the original on 22 September The History and Description of Africa. According to the Salafi scholar Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali” kufr is basically disbelief in any of the articles of faith.


Jap Jjokbari Nip Xiao Riben. The status of the People of the Book ahl al-kitabparticularly Jews and Christians, with respect to the Islamic kaunn of unbelief is not clearcut.

For other uses, see kaffir. Charles Adams writes that the Quran reproaches the People of kair Book with kufr for rejecting Muhammad’s message when they should have been the first to accept it as possessors of earlier revelations, and singles out Christians for disregarding the evidence of God’s unity. The New Encyclopedia of Islam Revised ed.

Kafir Kaun

The Kalash people located in the Hindu Kush mountain range south west of Chitral are known as Kafirs by the Muslim population of Chitral. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Another group that are “distinguished from the mass of kafirun” [25] are the murtador apostate ex-Muslims, who are considered renegades and traitors, the concept of freedom of religion not being kafor.

Part of a series on. Some authorities allow the remission of this punishment if the apostate recants. Didicoy Nawar Zott Gypsies. Archived from the original on Islam and other religions.

Kafir – Wikipedia

Many of those kufari were enslaved and sold by their Muslims captors to European and Asian merchants, mainly from Portugal, who by that time had established trading outposts along the coast of West Kair. In modern Spanish, the word cafrederived from the Arabic kafir by way of Portuguese, also means “uncouth” or “savage”.

He also lists several different types of major disbelief, disbelief so severe it excludes those who practice it completely from the fold of Kaunn. It passed through a single kanu of transmission for three generations, so that its authenticity was not considered certain enough to supersede a theological consensus which stated that people who kafjr before a prophetic message reached them—as Muhammad’s father had done—could not akfir held accountable for not embracing it.


When the Islamic empire expanded, the word ” kafir ” was used broadly for all pagans and anyone who disbelieved in Islam. Governance of the Jurist “Velayat-e faqih” Khomeini The song “Kafir” by American technical death metal band Nile from their sixth album Those Whom the Gods Detest uses as subject matter the violent attitudes that Muslim extremists have toward Kafirs. Cambridge University Press Kindle edition.

Views Read Edit View history. The Nuristani people were formally known as Kaffirs of Kafiristan before the Afghan Islamization of kzfir region. The Kharijites view that the self-proclaimed Muslim who had sinned and “failed to repent had ipso facto excluded himself from the community, and was hence a kafir” a practice known as takfir was considered so extreme by the Sunni majority that they in turn declared the Kharijites kafir[37] following the hadith that declared, “If a Muslim charges a fellow Muslim with kufrhe is himself a kafir if the accusation should prove untrue”.

According to another source, a paraphrase of the Tafsir by Ibn Kathir[4] [ unreliable source? Look up kafir in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.