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Muslim Woman to Marry Christian Man

Ustadha Raidha Shah Idil makes it clear that a Muslim woman cannot marry a Christian man. If a Muslim woman wants to marry a Christian man on the condition that he will allow their children to be practicing Muslims, and their life and all matters will be handled as per Islamic teaching, then is there […]

Christian Woman in Love with Muslim Man

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat responds to a Christian woman asking for advice about marrying a Muslim man. I am a non-Muslim woman who is falling in love with a Muslim man I work with. I believe in God and my family are non-practicing Christians. The man I care for has all the qualities I longed for […]

Can I Marry a Hindu Woman?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am in a relationship with a Hindu girl. I feel it is necessary to tell her about Islam, but she is not convinced. She wants to stay Hindu even after marriage. Is it right for me to marry her and continue to convince her about Islam? Answer: […]

Can I Marry a Non-Muslim Man Who Loves Me Deeply?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Can I marry a non-Muslim man who loves me deeply, but who is not ready to convert to Islam? He believes in Allah, and never asked me to change my religion. I am stressed and very depressed about this matter. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray […]

Can You Suggest Me a Supplication to Avoid for My Daughter to Marry a Non-Muslim Man?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, My daughter wants to get married to a Gujarati boy. They both want to follow their own religion. Can you please suggest me some strong Dua so that she agrees to marry a muslim man and live happily? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that […]

Is a Marriage to a Non-Muslim Woman Valid? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, If a Muslim man is in a relationship with a non-Muslim woman and she falls pregnant and then they get married, but she is not a person of the book, is the marriage valid islamically? If a child is conceived out of wedlock but the parents marry […]

Is It Simply Disliked For a Muslim Woman to Marry a Christian Man?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. Is it forbidden in Islam for a Muslim woman to marry a Christian man or is it only disliked? In my country muslim men are not serious and I have met a christian man with a good character. Is it better for me […]

Marrying a Hindu Woman and the Islamic View on Eating Meat

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalam alaikum. I have one close non Muslim friend who wants to marry me but she is Hindu. Her religion doesn’t allow her to become Muslim.  She wants me to change my religion as well. Also, she has a problem with eating animals as she is vegetarian and reveres […]

Can a Muslim Woman Marry a Non-Muslim Man if Their Children Are Raised as Muslims?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question:   salam alykom wa rahmatu Allah.. I am Muslim woman and I want to marry a Catholic man.  He is not willing to convert to Islam because he doesn’t want to practice any religion.  We are really in love.  I didn’t meet a Muslim man so far who I […]

Is There Any Leeway for a Muslim Woman to Marry a Non-Muslim Man?

Answered by Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question:  I am currently interested in marrying a man that is not Muslim. Growing up, I have barely liked a Muslim man due to their lack of courtesy, disrespect, and lack of concern for social justice. I convinced myself that I would marry a Muslim man just because it is […]