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al- Amr bi al-Maruf wa'l-Nahy an al-Munkar


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Enjoining the right/honorable and forbidding the wrong/dishonorable. Used in the Quran nine times, referring to the collective duty of the Muslim community to encourage righteous behavior and discourage immorality, as recognized by reason and the Islamic moral and legal system. Aims to remove oppression from society and instead establish justice. Applied to moral, social, political, and economic facets of life. It is, ideally, the distinguishing trait of the Muslim nation.

Subjects: Islam.


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