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I'm not a Muslim and I had a dream of church and a mosque

I was inside a building that was like a mall; and I noticed that there was church and a mosque. On the outside they really didn't look like religious houses; however, I believe it was God who was ...
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Is using Arabic when you dont understand it an innovation or a real part of the religion?

As a convert this was my first serious question. I just convinced myself that Islam is closer to the straight path than Christianity which meant that alot of people have added to the religion. After ...
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Does saying or writing the Shahada make you a Muslim?

Does saying or writing the Shahada convert (revert) someone to Islam? Example claim: To convert to Islam, you say the shahada. That happens to be the "calligraphy" phrase kids were asked to copy. ...
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Is a conversion to the muslim faith valid, if it happened by deadly threat?

Thus, without the threat, the convert hadn't converted, because he doesn't believe that Mohamed was Allah's messenger. He only did, because if he doesn't do, he had been killed. Is such a conversion ...
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I have converted to Islam but my husband is still a non Muslim

I am a recent revert to Islam.i was married before I reverted. To a man that is not a Muslim. although he believes in monotheism. Anyways what is the Islamic ruling on this. I do not think Allah would ...
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Can a Muslim woman marry a Christian man who has converted?

I have heard many discussions on this topic but my main concern is if the man chooses to convert to Islam, although he now believes in Islam and follows it, his initial incentive or motivation was ...
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Why Muslims want to convert Non-Muslims to Islam? [duplicate]

I just want to ask simple question that why Muslims want to convert other religion people to Islam? When god is one then what is the use of converting into Islam?
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Conversion for non-married people

I have a friend of mine who is not married with his wife and has recently got a little boy. In fact, their relationship is official since in France there is an alternative to marriage which is the ...
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Is the Quran complete? If so, why do we need Hadith

I am hoping to seek a final affirmed answer to a question that has plagued me for a long while. Though i cannot claim myself to be a good muslim like most of the people here, i do hope that with your ...
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A few questions about Islam and Allah - I don't understand [closed]

I have a few questions about Islam and Allah which I would like to ask. I have been quite frustrated for some time now as to why/how/etc... in regards to these questions. Ok so here goes: 1) Why ...
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Is there any rule in Islam that without my parents acceptance I can't convert to Islam?

I want to convert to Islam and the biggest problem for me is my parents they will never accept my decision. Is there any rule in Islam that without my parents acceptance I can't convert to Islam? If ...
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Do conditions for conversion stand legitimate in front of Allah?

I am a new Muslim who has not officially converted to Islam. I live with my family and they are very hostile against Muslims, therefore neither can I convert while living with them or can offer Salat ...
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Why do Muslims proselytize?

I was reading Qur'an in English, when I came to verse 62 of Surat Al-Baqara I was really confused with the verse. As the English translation of the verse says - Verily! Those who believe and ...
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Do I need to convert in front of a gawah/witness to become a Muslim?

I have heard from a Muslim brother that I need to convert in front of some other Muslim who then acts as a witness of my adoption of faith on day of judgment. Is it true?
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nikah before civil marriage?

I have converted to Islam 8 years ago but my husband does not hold the same religious beliefs. He is Sikh. I stopped all marital relations and it began to divide us greatly. He is rather prejudiced ...
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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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I want to marry a non-Muslim (but she talks of converting) and I'm worried about what my family will say/think. [closed]

Salaam. I am a 22-year-old man who has fallen in love with a woman who is Catholic at the moment. She talks about converting but I told her it has to be for Allah and Islam, not for me and our ...
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Allah's guidance for non-Muslims up to the age of 40

I heard from the older folks in my community that, Allah's guidance for non-Muslims will be till the age of 40. Which means, Allah will show them all the signs for them to convert until they reach the ...
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Wishing to convert [closed]

What if Allah does not answer your prayer if you have asked Him whether Islam is the right way to follow. Should I wait and keep on praying or just forget about my desire and move on the way I always ...
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How do I reassure the man i want to marry that our children will not be influenced or lead astray by my non-Muslim family?

I am a revert with no known Muslims in my immediate or extended family. I would really like to marry this Muslim man that I have known for six years. He has expressed to me that he fears the influence ...
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Is Converting to Islam obligatory for Non Muslims?

The Jewish religion does not make it compulsory to convert to their religion , According to them the Muslims can goto heaven without converting to their faith , Hence, does Islam make it obligatory ...
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Is Imaan a precondition to become a Muslim?

To elaborate the above question, can a person become a Muslim without believing in Islam but only verbally testifying a simple Shahadah like below, which he does believe in without going into the ...
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if you return to your past, would it mean your going off track in your deen?

i know someone who is a convert alhamduliah, he travelled abroad to gain knowledge a year after converting, and alhamduliah he removed all those that were not good for him in his deen. but now 3 years ...
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Are soothsayers and sorcerers allowed to become Muslim?

I realize that studying sorcery or consulting a soothsayer is unlawful, but I am confused as to whether or not someone who knew these practices would be able to become a Muslim. I am under the ...
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I want to convert, but I have family issue

I was born in China, where religion is allowed officially but strongly associated with ignorance and other negative aspects. My family, like most, adopt Marx's point of view and reject all religion. ...
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Forgiveness about people's rights after conversion to Islam(Sunni view)

Reading this question, some questions arose in my mind. When a non-Muslim converts to Islam: Are the sins related to human rights also forgiven? What happens if they killed someone when they were a ...
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Were there any other religions before Islam that their followers should convert to Islam?

You could imagine that with the advent of a new religion, any followers of the last religion would be required to convert to the new religion. Which followers of which religion converted to Islam, ...
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How would I convert to Islam and become a Muslim?

I am a Christian, and in Christianity a person becomes a Christian when they say a prayer to God. The prayer would include: asking for forgiveness with heart felt meaning and sincerity turning away ...
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Will a (non-muslim) marriage still be valid if the husband or wife reverts to Islam?

A husband/wife in a non-muslim couple wants to convert to Islam but his/her partner doesn't want to convert, and love between them doesn't let them divorce either. If he/she still converts, is the ...
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Why should a person who disbelieves after becoming Muslim be executed?

Why is a person who is either born Muslim or who has accepted Islam later in life not allowed to change their religion? I have also heard that, in this case, the ruling for women would not be the same ...
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Does Islam support proselytizing?

Does Islam support proselytizing? Many people I talk to seem to be of the opinion that Islam believes in conversion by force; however, the following verse clearly states: There shall be no ...
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How one converts to islam from another religion?

If one person decides to convert to Islam from another religion, can that person declare himself as Muslim, and be Muslim, or Is there specific rituals/ways when converting to Islam?