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Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council
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18 Members

Traditions: Islam, Abrahamic Faith, Christian, Jewish See All

Action Area: Arts, Community Building, Education, Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding and Dialogue, Media, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Hidden Seeds, Circle of Wisdom Keepers, World Interfaith Harmony Week, Youth, International Day of Peace, Traveling Peace Academy, Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide

Region: Multi-Region

Website: https://africayyah.wordpress.com

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Our purpose is to connect people of different religions and hold meetings and activities related to the Muslims & the Globe.

Our dream is to join people of different religions.

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sidi Tamam ibnu Fahmy - Africa Office

Chemin Cheikh Bachir El Ibrahim, El Biar

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June 13, 2016 12:47 PM

Gender Equity in Islam

\When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. The focus of this paper is the normative teachings of Islam as the criteria to judge Muslim practices and evaluate their compliance with Islam. In identifying what is \"Islamic,\" it is necessary to make a distinction between the primary sources of Islam \(the Qur\'an and the Sunnah\) and legal opinions of scholars on specific issues, which may vary and be influenced by their times, circumstances, and cultures. Such opinions and verdicts do not enjoy the infallibility accorded to the primary and revelatory sources.\ Read more...

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