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Conversion is the act of converting (from an other religion or no religion) to Islam

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Legal effects of conversion

Converting to Islam has certain effects regarding the legal status of the convert in sharia. He is no longer a kafir, burial rites are to be read according to Islamic tradition, inheritance changes, ...
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How to pray while being observed and you are hiding your conversion from your family?

I embraced Islam recently thanks to Allah. I was brought up and am living now in a christian society, which is a very bad environment that hinders me from clinching to my new religion. My question ...
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Are women converts an exception to the rule of travelling alone?

From sunnah.org: Other than what is stated from the Hanafi madhhab in the Reliance, the only dispensations I have seen for a woman to travel alone are: ... - If she is a non-Muslim who became ...
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How do reverts who were models cope with online photos?

How would a (famous) model or porn star etc cope if they reverted to Islam and wore the hijaab / modest Islamic dress but had a presence on the Internet or in magazines of their previous life in ...
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Taking Shahada with doubts

A catholic I know wishes to marry a muslim girl who has spent the past year trying to teach him about islam. He was told that he can only marry her if he is muslim, and he is willing to convert. He ...
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Premarital Sex Before Becoming Muslim

As Salam Alaikum I am a convert to Islam and prior to becoming a Muslim I was an atheist. When I was younger I had sex with an ex girlfriend prior to either of us being married. I was reading Surah ...
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Interpreting “no compulsion in religion” and “strike disbelievers neck”?

Quran 2:256 says that: There shall be no compulsion in [acceptance of] the religion. The right course has become clear from the wrong. So whoever disbelieves in Taghut and believes in Allah has ...
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Converting to islam

If a woman became muslim and her husband is christian and doesn’t want to convert. How long does the woman have to wait to get remarried or can she stay with her husband.