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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Overview of Malaysian Dispute On Use of "Allah" By Non-Muslims To Refer To God
Today's New York Times carries an interesting overview of the conflict in Malaysia regarding non-Muslims speaking or writing in the Malay language using the word "Allah" to mean "God." Christians , who make up 10% of Malasia's population, regularly use the term, while the country's Islamic councils say it is reserved for Muslims.