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Who is considered as infidel (kafir) from the viewpoint of noble Qur'an?

The word Kafir (infidel) is used many times in noble Qur'an. [Ref] such as: يُرِيدُونَ أَن يُطْفِئُوا نُورَ اللَّـهِ بِأَفْوَاهِهِمْ وَيَأْبَى اللَّـهُ إِلَّا أَن يُتِمَّ نُورَهُ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ ...
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Why are Muslims not allowed to make friends with Jews and Christians but you are allowed to marry them?

In the Qu'ran it says that making friends with Jews and Christians are haram: “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Awliyaa’ (friends, protectors, helpers), they are but ...
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Celebrating religious festivals of non-Muslims allowed in Islam?

Is it acceptable for Muslims to mark festivals of other religions (particularly, given the time of year, Christmas)? Does our acceptance of these 'holy days' give legitimacy to beliefs which, as ...
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How to respond to those who say; Allah guides whom He wills and that's why I am not a believer?

During a conversation between me and my friend (he is not a believer) He said: That's why I am not a believer because Allah didn't guide me to the right way. I said, How do you know that? He ...
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Do Non-Muslim women need a wali to get married?

In this answer it is claimed that Non-Muslim women need a Muslim wali to get married under sharia rule: the wali(guardian) of the Christian woman is a Muslim In a comment to it, it is claimed that ...
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If non-believers who haven't heard the message of Islam can go to heaven, why spread Islam?

If non-believers who haven't heard the message of Islam can go to heaven, why spread Islam? I've always thought they would be judged on other criteria. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) Surely, we're just ...
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Can I follow Islam and still be close friends to 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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To what extent does the ruling of imitating the kuffaar apply to? [duplicate]

It was narrated that Ibn ‘Umar said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘Whoever imitates a people is one of them.’” (Narrated by Abu Dawood, al-Libaas, 3512. ...
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Legal basis for kuffar women needing a wali?

In this answer, it is stated with some references that the madhahib of sunni Islam agree that every woman, whether a Muslim or a kafir, needs a wali to get married under Islamic rule - I suppose this ...