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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 ...
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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?