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According to Shia, can we choose our mates from other religions?

I know it is recommended to select out friends from Muslim people. But I was wondering if we can choose our friends from other religions as well. I mean other religions except Islam. Note: I am ...
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Is it permisible for a muslim man to marry a Sikh woman?

I have been with a girl and I am intending to marry her. The only thing is that she is from Sikh religion. It is stated that a Muslim can only marry among the people of the book (Torah, Bible and ...
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Is there a distinction in obligations between a Muslim and a non-Muslim?

Most of my knowledge is about Judaism. Within Judaism, it is not considered necessary for all non-Jews to convert to Judaism. Consequently, non-Jews do not have to follow all 613 of the laws in the ...
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So long as the three principal religions have emanated from God, why should differences appear as to the essence of God among their adherents?

Why should a Christian or a Jew be required to abandon his religion and adopt Islam?
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Aliens and shamanic entities are genies?

A Muslim once said to me that exists an interpretation that the Surat Al-Jinn indicates the existence of alien beings and entities from shamanic religions under the category of genies. If this ...
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How a Muslim state will protect Apostates of other religions? [closed]

Islam order killing of converts from Islam or Apostates. What if other religions does the same, how someone will accept Islam? How a Muslim state will protect the Apostates of other religions? Also ...
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Who is a Jew… According to Muslims?

In Islam, Ahlul al-Kitaab have a special, protected status. For example, a Muslim man may marry a Jewish or Christian woman. Because of this, it is relevant to determine who is a Jew or a Christian. ...
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how do we deal with atheists with angry views on islam and religion?

Asalamualykum I believe everyone is entitled to believe in what they chose in peace. However I am noticing a growing amount of atheists are constantly writing anti islam content that is pretty ...
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Entering a non-Muslim place of worship

What are the rules in Islam regarding entering a non-Muslim place of worship? Is it always permitted? Always forbidden? Permitted in certain circumstances? Does it matter whether the location is a ...
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Why does Islam seem so much more like Judaism than like Christianity?

Islam comes chronologically after Judaism, and then Christianity. Assuming that Islam considers Christianity to be sort of an update to Judaism (is that wrong?), and that Islam is the final, ...
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Mention of the Prophet Muhammad in other holy books

Did every prophet announce the mission of the next prophets? Did every prophet confirm the prior prophets? If the mission of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was announced by prior prophets, what are the ...
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Frequent change in message from the creator (God, Allah)

If I understand correctly, according to Quran before Prophet Muhammad, there were other prophets such as Jesus, Moses and message delivered by them was time bound. Message of Prophet Muhammad is till ...
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Why are worshiping places of other religions (Church, Temple) prohibited in Saudi Arabia? [closed]

I learned that there are no worshiping places of other religion than Islam in Saudi Arabia. This is for political reason or because of something written explicitly in Quran ? Whether for political ...
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How do we make sure that we are on the rightful religion/path? [closed]

People of every religion claim that they are the ones in the right path. Even the people of sects in these religions think that they are on a better path than the peoples of other sects are on. How ...
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Can a muslim sell goods that are specific to other religions?

Can a muslim sell things that are required only by non-muslims ? A very good example I can give is that of a book vendor whose customers demand for (say) a Bible or Gita. Can a Muslim sell such ...
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What is fundamentally unique about Islam?

What, if anything, is fundamentally unique about Islam? Obviously there are different stories, texts, and traditions associated with Islam than with other religions. But if we cut away all the fluff ...
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Can a muslim believe in chakras?

Chakras are said to be whirling pools of energy in our body according to Hinduism/Buddhism. It is said that these chakras can be open, closed or overactive, and depending on their status, they could ...