This tag is for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslim.

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Principles of invitation to Islam

What are the best way for giving dawah to non-Muslims? I consider it cause it's an essential part of Islam. Should we show them that the Quran is the literal word of God Almighty? And how, if it is ...
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Non-Muslim dreamt about Islam

Asalamu alaik. Am call Abdul Rauf From Ghana. A non Muslim friend of mine dreamt 2 years ago, and he told me that his head was sunk in to water twice and a voice was speaking to him that he have a ...
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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 it haram to cut family ties temporally with a fathe who is not Muslim?

Assalamualykum, My dear brother/sister in Islam I have a question I would like to ask. My father is a Muslim however, he is no longer practicing. He also denounces key beliefs of Islam like fasting, ...
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Why are Christians, Hindus and Jews in conflict with Muslims but not with each other?

I'm interested to know why sectarian conflict so often involves Muslims. Is it geo-political, sociocultural, economic, or is Islam fundamentally more intolerant of other religions than those it finds ...
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Is it permissible to write a fictional story in which there are non-Muslim characters?

I have been contacted to write the script of a play. Is it permissible for me to write a play in which there are many non Muslim characters? There will be no display of shirk or any rituals of other ...
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Are Muslim women allowed to marry revert Muslims?

In Islam the men are allowed to marry non-Muslims whereas the women are not allowed to marry non-Muslims. However, Muslim men are only allowed to marry a non-Muslim if she reverts to Islam. Does this ...
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How to respond to “Merry Christmas”?

I know that congratulating non-muslims in their celebrations is not permissible. However, since i'm in a country where many people celebrate it, some people tell me "merry christmas" or whatever they ...
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To follow Islam, can I still have close friends that are unbelievers? [duplicate]

Can I follow Islam and still be close friends to unbelievers? O ye who believe! Take not for friends unbelievers rather than believers: Do ye wish to offer Allah an open proof against yourselves? ...
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Non-Muslims and the Koran [duplicate]

Does the Koran give permission to kill Non-Muslims? Since I read so many reports of Muslims pressuring Christians to take down Christmas trees, destroying Buddhist monuments, Western cultural ...
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Suitable verse to recite to pretend to be a Muslim

If someone tries to seriously investigate whether I'm a Muslim or not, such as by asking for the name of Mohammed's mother, then the ruse will be up, but what's a suitable verse to recite to pretend ...
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Can I celebrate Halloween by dressing up at school the theme is harry potter?

I would like to know because I've done it in the past
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To Participate in non muslims religious activities like halloween , Christmas

All Praise to Allah Swt and blessings on Prophet Muhammad pecae be upon him His family and companions What should parents do when their kids go to Public Schools in those countries where schools are ...
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Is it allowed to enter other religious places other than mosque?

Assalamu alaikkum! I need to know if is it allowed for a Muslim to enter a church or a temple or a gurudhuara? If so, is it allowed to eat the sweet or other eatables given there? Please do provide ...
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Am I considered a non-believer?

I was raised a Christian. But I have read the Koran and believe in Allah and His Messenger. Since I also follow the teachings of Jesus, am I still considered a non-believer?
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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum! Friends I want to ask a question a part of which has already been asked before. Is my saying "salam" to non-Muslims sin? And the part which is asked before is How to return salam to ...
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I am a Strong Believer of Allah SWT. But Why a Non-Believer of Allah SWT gets his things

This question still breaking my head. I am suffering from financial issues. I am seeking help from Allah SWT past 3 years through Salah, Dua and Dikhr. I had asked few friends, but still my debts are ...
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What is the “Christian non-denominational” equivalent in Islam?

Christianity has many thoughts about religion, and they are codified as Catholicism (Catholic) or many Protestant faiths; (Baptist, Methodist, Lutheranism, Reform, Pentecostalism, etc...) A non ...
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Keep from dying

I am not a Muslim but I do have a question. If a (faux) Muslim decides that a person should die according to the Koran, what can the victim say that will make the Muslim stop and think? This might ...
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How do non-Muslims participate in Salaat?

As a Jew, I am allowed by Jewish law to pray in a [Sunni] masjid since it is a place which is completely free of idolatry and Islam maintains the pure monotheism and oneness of Allah. However, from ...
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In 16th Century, How Hajis were verified, whether he is Muslim or not?

In 15th and 16th Century, How Government of Arabia or caretakers of Mecca verify that; a person who dressed like Haji; is Muslim or non-Muslim?
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Fiqah Ijama and Qiyass Problems

Does Islam divide humanity into Darul Islam and darul harab? and muslims must wage jihad against those who are unbelievers. while ISlam is a religion of peace then why are such things in Islam.
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Pray for a non-Muslim when he/she dies

I am very much honorable to a mathematician who is a non-Muslim. Recently, he died. Can I say إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ? Can I pray for him to Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) like we pray when a ...
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Can I eat something from Non Muslim when it could be a chance that it is from Interest Income

I am working in private company where everyday I get an offer to eat something which they brought from their home-town or somewhere else. Actually when interest credited in my account, I take it and ...
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How can I make my friends understand islam is the truth? [closed]

Please provide me some good points to present to my nonbeliever friends about islam. They are always telling me its old barbarian and non scientific like this. what should i say to them in response?
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Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim (and non-Ahl-al-Kitab) woman?

I know from other questions on this site that Muslim men can marry Jewish or Christian women, that Muslim women can't marry non-Muslims, and why there's a difference in marriage law for Muslim men and ...
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In Shia or Sunni Islam, may Muslims pray for non-Muslims? [duplicate]

A friend of mine, a Shia Muslim, said he does not pray for non-Muslims even when they ask him to. Rather, this person prays only for Muslims as he believes that Allah (swt) will only accept those ...
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Keeping left items from neighbours

I live in a compound provided by my company and my colleague left the job. She also left some computer hardware item. She is a non muslim. I have her email address but she was never nice to me. She ...
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What will happen to people that never had any Prophet in their times to guide them on the day of the judgement? [duplicate]

I recently came across Morgan Freeman's following answer about whether human beings invented God or not: So there isn't a God up in the sky somewhere. We came up with God ourselves. Well, here's ...
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Can Muslim men marry Jewish or Christian women? [duplicate]

I read somewhere (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry Jews and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me know that if it is true for men as per Quran or Hadith. ...
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Why we shouldn't take non Muslims as a friend?

"Bismillah" Somewhere in Quran I found it is written that we shouldn't take non-Muslims as a friend, if we do so then we will become one of them. What is the explanation of it? The thing is we used ...
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How do I treat a kaafir?

I am an Indian and there are other religions as well apart from Muslim here.I encounter many Hindu friends on daily basis and they always ask stupid question about Islam and Muslims like "Why we ...
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Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us” The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
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Is there a specific passage in the Qur'an that is incompatible with US law?

My friend is saying that Islam is not compatible with Western society, but every single example he gives me is not true! For example, in US law it is perfectly fine for me to avoid pork. In terms ...
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Will Gautama Buddha reside in Jannah after judgment?

In many Christian sects there is a concept/notion usually labeled the "virtuous pagan". That is, those who were not evangelized in life, yet lived beneficent and virtuous lives, can receive salvation ...
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Can a temple be built in place of a Masjid?

As Salaam Alikum, In a case in India year 1992, some Hindus claim that a Masjid (mosque) Babri, was built over the birth place of their lord Ram. So they demolished the Masjid, which gave rise to ...
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Is offering food to non-Muslims during their festival a sin?

Can we offer food to non-Muslims during their festival? Recently a Muslim man offered some food to some Sikh during their 'Nagar Kirtan(Sikh custom involving the processional singing of holy hymns)' ...
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Eating a meal prepared by non-muslim

I have a Muslim friend who I would like to invite for dinner at my house. I am not Muslim. I understand the basic halal rules, and would try to follow them. Would she and her family be allowed to ...
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According to Shia, can we choose our mates from non-Muslims?

I know it is strongly recommended (Mustahab) to select our friends from Muslim people. But I was wondering if we can choose our friends from other religions as non-Muslims. Note: I am looking for the ...
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Marriage To non muslim [duplicate]

Muslim Men can't marry Sikhs. But what if that Sikh isn't practising And thinks of Sikh as just a label can he still marry her because she doesn't really consider it her religion ?
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Revert married to a non Muslim Man [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, I reverted to Islam in Feb. of this year and am Married to a non Muslim man. First of all he is not an idolater nor has he set up partners with Allah. He is a Christian but not by ...
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What is the ruling of shaking-hands with a non-mahram who is non-Muslim?

As far as I can remember, it is Haram for men to shake hands with women who are Muslims. But I'd like to know if it is Haram for men to shake hands with non-Muslim women as well? Looking for a ...
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What to do when a Muslim convert husband claimed to be a non-Muslim out of anger?

I’m a Muslim. I’m married to a man who converted to Islam before we got married. We have now been married for 11 years. In one of his mobile text messages to me, out of anger he said that he is not a ...
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Are there Muslim and Non-Muslim jinns?

I have heard that jinns can make you see things that are not there and scare you. Then I heard someone say that one of their friends keep getting scared and there is jinn that wont let them perform ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

If a person is good person throughout his life, But does not believe in God, in other words a Non-Muslim. Will he/she go to hell? I think of this question when about reading Alexander Fleming, that ...
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Is it disrespectful for a non Muslim to wear the traditional clothing

I am not a Muslim, but have nothing but the highest respect for your faith. I am not Muslim but admire the clothing, is it disrespectful to Allah to wear the clothing?
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Is beheading non Muslim prisoners-of-war allowed in Islam?

Is it allowable for an Islamic nation to behead prisoners it captures in a war (like how ISIS has captured and beheaded an American)? Is there any Quranic or hadith justification for this?
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How should I acknowledge a new baby under Islam in western society?

My parent's neighbors are Muslim. We are not. The neighbors' daughter in law just gave birth to their first grandchild, a little girl who is named Fatima. In the US, one gives a gift for a new baby. ...
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Can Non-Muslim read Qur'an without wudu?

A friend told me that non-believers are prohibited from touching the Qur'an. I'm only 15 and my family is originally a Hindu, but I don't think my parents will mind me reading the Qur'an. Also I am ...
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Are non Muslims allowed to pray Congregational Salat in Mosques [duplicate]

Non Muslims have asked me to pray salat in Mosques , for the purpose of Dawah I really took the person to Mosque and showed him how to pray and he joined the congregational prayer, Is this correct to ...