Definition of People of the Book in English:

People of the Book

phrase

  • Jews and Christians as regarded by Muslims.

    • ‘We cannot marry in any circumstances among the followers of other religious barring the People of the Book.’
    • ‘Do the People of the Book in the verse refer to the Jews and Christians of all times?’
    • ‘The ultimate challenges of the People of the Book have never been physical ones.’
    • ‘The People of the Book will say a prayer, thanking God / Yahweh / Allah for the food.’
    • ‘Some modern thinkers call for recognition of the ties binding the People of the Book together as a means of promoting interfaith dialogue and cooperation.’
    • ‘Then the people of the Qu'ran join with the People of the Book, admiring their common prophets.’
    • ‘The Jews became known as the People of the Book, a title given them by Mohammed.’
    • ‘Instead, there is a far greater possibility that such marriages will positively influence the women of the People of the Book by inducing them to accept Islam.’
    • ‘Muslim men are permitted to marry non-Muslim women from the People of the Book - i.e. Jews and Christians.’
    • ‘It is often said by Muslims that there is respect in traditional Islam for the People of the Book - that is, Jews and Christians.’