Islam has given great importance to the process of seeking knowledge. We (Muslims) believe that non muslims seeking knowledge is very important, as it is the key element to find and follow the right path, but what about Muslims seeking knowledge of other religions? Is this seeking or research, allowed?
As Quran says:
“Say: ‘Are those who know equal to those who know not?’ It is only men of understanding who will remember (i.e. get a lesson from Allâh’s Signs and Verses)”
For the sake of knowing this knowledge, Should Muslims study other religions or cultures, and should they also have to search the right sect in 73 sects? As Prophet SAWW said: