JAKARTA – Nahdlatul Ulama ( NU ) as a mass -based Islamic Society ‘s organizations in Indonesia , deplored the publication of the decision banning the use of the word ” Allah ” to mention the name of God by non – Muslims . The decision came in Malaysia .
” We regret the decision, as Ahl-ul- book them , Ahl-ul- book of his Christian and Jewish God’s name with the word of God , ” said Chairman of the Board of Nahdlatul Ulama ( NU ) KH Said Aqil Siroj in a press statement received Okezone , Jakarta , Monday ( 21/10/2013 ) .
Kiai described by Said , which distinguishes Islam with Christianity and Judaism are the infidel and morally noble . If Christianity is considered idolatrous because dividing God , which has ruhil Purest and Jesus as God but God , while Jews have God as the only God , but the moral is not noble .
Said Kiai listed doctoral degree graduate of the University Umm Al-Qura ‘ , Mecca , also said that the mention of God’s name could be applied to different Hindu and Buddhist , who in his holy scripture clearly stated differently .
” But we restore it to the Malaysian government , it is their right . Our only regret it , “said Kiai Said .
The mention of the word ” Allah ” as a God to be disputed in Malaysia , after a local court winning non-Muslim groups a few years ago .
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