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DIETARY RULES

DIETARY RULES. Islamic prescriptions concerning food and drink keep Muslims mindful in their everyday lives of God's will and of their membership in a global community of shared values and obligations, regardless of their social rank. As set forth in the seventh century in the Qur'an and the hadiths the rules are based on the categories of pure (their) and impure (rijs, najis) and of lawful (halal) and unlawful (haram). In general they are well known by Muslims, though not always observed. Since ...more

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