People of the Book

Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians and is sometimes applied to members of other religions such as Zoroastrians

The People of the Book (Ahl al-Kitāb) is an phrase in Islam to refer to people who worship the "One True God": the God of the Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and Sabian. Zoroastrian faith is sometimes included.

People of the Book were historically respected by Muslim leaders, starting with the Prophet Muhammed.


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