Comments on: Arab states’ guidelines for sat TV coverage of religion http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/03/19/arab-states-guidelines-for-sat-tv-coverage-of-religion/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Tom Heneghan http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/03/19/arab-states-guidelines-for-sat-tv-coverage-of-religion/comment-page-1/#comment-2347 Thu, 20 Mar 2008 14:19:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/03/19/arab-states-guidelines-for-sat-tv-coverage-of-religion/#comment-2347 Thanks for this, Yakoub. That’s what we understand, too, but this is a quote from the translation of the charter by Arab Media and Society, not Reuters.

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By: Yakoub http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/03/19/arab-states-guidelines-for-sat-tv-coverage-of-religion/comment-page-1/#comment-2345 Thu, 20 Mar 2008 06:34:48 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2008/03/19/arab-states-guidelines-for-sat-tv-coverage-of-religion/#comment-2345 Mazhabs (sometimes transliterated as madhhabs) actually refers to the four schools of Sunni law, such as Hanafi and Hanbali, and sometimes additionally the ‘fifth’ (Shi’i) school of law. It is usually translated as ‘law schools’. ‘Religious sects’ is a rather creative rendition, IMHO.

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