What is a Kafir?

The Arabic term Kāfir (كافِر) is probably the most controversial and dan­gerous word in Islam. It is the op­posite of believer – in Arabic: Mu’min (مُؤْمِن). A sura (109) is even named The Disbelievers – in Arabic: al-Kāfirūn (سُورة الْكافِرُون). The so-called “disbelievers” are the enemies of the Muslims and[…]