Questions tagged [non-muslim]

This tag is for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslims. (disbelievers, people who generally have an other faith)

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What is the ruling on non-Muslims having Temples, Churches and Synagogues in Muslim lands?

Are non Muslims allowed to build, repair or worship in places such as Churches, Temples and Synagogues in Muslim occupied lands, if they are living under Muslims as Dhimmis or have a peace treaty with ...
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Is a non-Muslim allowed to make Dua?

A friends family member has passed and I was asked to make Dua. I’m not Muslim so I looked it up but am I allowed to do so? I didn’t want to be rude and reject without knowing for sure.
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Is it haram to hide that you are a muslim?

Assalamualaikum, i am a born muslim, i actually don't talk about religion that much but if someone asks, i don't tell them my religion because many people have just this hate for us Muslims, so will ...
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Does Qur'an 2/62 mean Christians/Jews/Sabians who reject Muhammad PBUH can go to Paradise? [duplicate]

The verse says: إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَٱلَّذِينَ هَادُوا۟ وَٱلنَّصَٰرَىٰ وَٱلصَّٰبِـِٔينَ مَنْ ءَامَنَ بِٱللَّهِ وَٱلْيَوْمِ ٱلْءَاخِرِ وَعَمِلَ صَٰلِحًا فَلَهُمْ أَجْرُهُمْ عِندَ رَبِّهِمْ ...
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My muslim neighbour (F) takes sunbaths in the back garden without covering, is there a problem me seen her?

I am not a muslim and I live in a detached house but I can see my neighbours' backgarden, who are muslim, from my home office. I work from home most of the time, so, I spend a lot of time at my desk, ...
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Gift for a non-Muslim woman (distant relative)

I'm not sure if this question is relevant here, but I don't have any more ideas where else to ask it. I have a distant relative, not a mahram, who is engaged and will soon get married In Sha Allah and ...
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Ahmadiya considered to be Non-Muslims , Falsifying the Islam [closed]

Asalamoalikum ! I want to know more about Why Ahmadiya are considered Non-Muslims? Can someone please provide me with extensive detail? JazakAllah:)
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Is talking to a Non-Muslim opposite gender haram?

We knew each other from social media and we have been talking for years.. A few males and a few females.. (im a female) Expect one male, all others are muslims.. and its noted that now when i talk to ...
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How to respond to doubt of logic?

WARNING: Read this at your own risk of losing your beliefs. I don't believe in Islam (but hopefully I would). I thought I was the only one ever who doubts the truthfulness of rationality, perception ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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Is it OK for non Muslims to say the Shahadah?

I'm a non-Muslim student of religions and languages. I've learned the Shahada in Arabic. Is it considered sinful or inappropriate in Islam for people to say it if they don't believe it?
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What is the source of the hadith that the Prophet ﷺ shall be an opponent to one who harms non-muslim citizens?

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “Whoever harms a non-Muslim citizen, I will be his enemy on the Day of Resurrection.” I just want to ask what is the source of this hadith Bukhari , muslim or something ...
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Permissibility of attending a nonmuslim funeral service for a deceased muslim

Assalamualaikum, I would be grateful if anybody in this forum could please provide evidence based on quran and sunnah as to whether it is permissible to attend a nonmuslim funeral service for a ...
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Non-muslims in the hereafter [duplicate]

There are very clear text of what's destined for the non-muslims in the hereafter. Those who are the deniers, polytheists and even the people of the book are all destined towards hell. However, my ...
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Muslim husband seeing his child with her mother alone in their home

My husband just found out he had a 1 year old child. The mother is non Muslim. He goes over there to see baby alone. I do not like mother’s dialogue with my husband. She is personal with him and way ...
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Non-Muslims and hijab: Is it a problem for them to dress modestly in Islamic ways?

I have seen some discussion lately from non-Muslims who have argued that a non-Muslim wearing hijab is inappropriate, as an example of cultural appropriation. But I am now wondering what are some of ...
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burning old photographs

i used to like a boy band so much but now that i stopped listening to music i stopped liking them watching them and everything related to them. but i had there photocards which i kept in my bag and I ...
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Is it permissible to let a non-Muslim pray in your place?

I am just asking this to know regarding this. But is it permissible to let a non-Muslim pray their obligatory daily prayers if he is in your home or your workplace? Like the Jews pray 3 times a day as ...
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Is praying for non-Muslims permissible in Islam?

Can a Muslim pray for a non Muslim? As far as I know when a Muslim sneezes if someone tells him "Yarhamkom Allah" he can reply by saying "Yahdekom Allah wa yosleh balakom" to him. Are some prayers ...
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Are non-Muslims living under Islamic rule allowed to make idols or possess crosses?

We know that as Muslims we are obliged to destroy idols and images. But are non-Muslims living under Islamic rule allowed to make idols and images as part of their worship? And what about crosses? Are ...
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Is it haram to say that a non muslim or disbeliever will go to jahannam?

Assalamualaikum, is it haram to say that a non muslim or disbeliever will go to jahannam. I am pretty sure it's clearly written that a person who dies while not believing in Allah or associating ...
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Is it haram to befriend a non muslim? [duplicate]

I actually am a student who study in school, most of the students in that school are non muslim, I have a friend there who always helps me with my work and gives me his notes whenever I need it and he ...
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is intercourse allowed with already married captives?

Can you explain this hadith? From Sahih Muslim They took captives (women) on the day of Autas who had their husbands. They were afraid (to have sexual intercourse with them) when this verse was ...
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Forcing hijab on non Muslims

In some Muslim countries, including mine, we force foreign women to wear hijab, and we say "it's the rule." Now when a Muslim woman in a non Islamic country wants to wear hijab and the government ...
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Why did Allah make it seem to christians that Jesus died on the cross? [duplicate]

Before I start I ask this in no disrespectful way and ask for that in return in your replies :) So this is something that has been bugging me for a while. I am a Christian who struggles with faith ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non Muslim woman in her country as per her local laws and customs?

I would like to ask if a Muslim man can marry a non-Muslim woman in her country, is it valid? Is it possible to have equal wedding ceremony, like if the woman is a Christian can a Muslim man marry the ...
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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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Can a non-muslim wife participate in her husband's funeral?

I am married to a muslim man and have three muslim children but am not muslim myself. My questions are:- Can I go to his funeral? Can I wash his body (wadoo)? Can I go to the the grave and watch?
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Why is there no capital punishment for killing a Dhimmi?

Context of this hadith? A Muslim is not to be killed for the murder of a non-Muslim. [Al-Bukhari]
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Is beheading permissible in Islam?

Assalamu Alaikum. My question is, is it permissible according to the Quran or hadith? In contexts such as prisoners of war, non-believers, sharia law and so forth. We've seen that this action has been ...
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Can an arbitrator for domestic disputes in Qur'an 4:35 be a non-Muslim?

And if you fear dissension between the two, send an arbitrator from his people and an arbitrator from her people. If they both desire reconciliation, Allah will cause it between them. Indeed, Allah is ...
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Would a non-Muslim sin if he proclaimed himself a Muslim for the sake of solidarity?

For those interested, I'll also be asking this question on Christianity.SE and Mi Yodeya (with respect to those religions). In recent rallies, protesting what is perceived as bigoted policies by ...
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Someone not of the Islam religion, who was a good person, will they go to hell?

Say someone who has lived a good life, helped people, been a overall good person, is not evil etc. But they are not Muslim or of the Islamic religion, They may be believe in God, may believe in ...
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Do people who never convert to islam still go to hell even if they believe in God?

Will God punish people for not being Muslim? If they ask for forgiveness, repent, and never repeat the same sins will they still be sent to hell for not being Islamic? Or if they refrain from drinking ...
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Salawāt upon prophets - for the reader, the writer, or both?

This should be an easy one... I am not Muslim, but I am fascinated by religion and try to read etc on the major religions. I am unclear, however, about the correct use of ṣalawāt ("PBUH" etc) when ...
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Is it proper to greet a non-Muslim with "As-Salāmu Alaykum"?

Is it proper to greet a non-Muslim with "As-Salāmu Alaykum" (Peace be upon you) or respond with "wa alaykumu s-salāmu wa rahmatu l-lāhi wa barakātuh" (may peace, mercy and blessings of God be upon you)...
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What's the stand of Islam on a Muslim woman marrying a non-believer?

I've heard different opinions about this issue, what’s the stand of Islam on a Muslim woman marrying a non-believer? What if the man claims he'd convert to Islam to be able to marry the Muslim woman? ...
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Is this haram and shirk?

Salam, so this is worrying me a lot and I would really like someone to help me please Is it shirk to say I won’t be rude about a certain person for another person’s sake to not offend them? As earlier ...
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How is killing prisoners of war justified? [duplicate]

I heard that killing male prisoners of war is allowed. How is that justified? Keep in mind that being a prisoner of war doesn’t necessarily means that you were involved in a battle. He can even be the ...
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Why are non-Muslims at a disadvantage by birth? Why will Muslims ultimately go to heaven, even if they don't research and follow God's commands? [closed]

Why is there facilitation for a child born in a Muslim Family as compared to a child born in a Non-Muslim Family? Why is struggle for a Muslim person born in a Muslim Family made easier as compared to ...
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Why are non Muslims killed for not paying jizya?

So I asked this question along with other questions in the thread “Why does Islam treat non Muslims as second class citizens”. The thread was closed due to me asking too many questions and that’s ...
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To Participate in non-Muslims religious activities like halloween, Christmas

All Praise to Allah Swt and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace 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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Are Muslims more accountable for sins than non-Muslims?

Do Muslims get more sins for doing haram acts than non-Muslims as they are aware that it's wrong and shouldn't be done? also if someone want to revert to Islam but can't do the primary acts like ...
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Love towards non-Muslim family?

After months of studying Islam i decided to become the Muslim.My family didn't have any problem with that.I was reading Quran yesterday and i found this ayat You will not find a people who believe ...
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What is the award for non-Muslim on their best deeds?

As we are Muslim Allah anounced award for our each good deeds like jannah for good people but if the non-Muslim is same and doing good deeds like he is helping others he is not telling alie he is ...
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Non-muslim friend asked me "Is Allah sadistic?" [closed]

In Qur'an 2:30, Allah says: And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority." They said, "Will You place upon it one who ...
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Non Muslim getting goosebumps hearing Islamic prayer? Is this a sign?

I hope you are well. I had my nikah today (my husband is a Muslim, I have been raised as a Catholic but have a strong interest to Islam) Today when the Maulana was praying (I had never heard an ...
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How to speak to a non-Muslim in order to invite them to Islam?

My question is maybe asked many times. I want to have some advices concerning how to speak about Islam (with a progressive way) to a non-Muslim friend, in order to invite this person to be a Muslim. ...
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Debt to a non muslim

Assalamualaikum, I have a debt with a non-muslim, and the owner have gone missing or hard to reach because he live so far away from me, they are in another country as example. How can I pay my debt ...
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Would we able to meet the Non Muslim person whom you love in jannah?

Asslamalikum Alhamdulillah i am a Muslim and I live in India. all Of a sudden I fall in love with my girl best friend who is a non Muslim (Hindu) and because of differeces of cast we cant unite. I ...

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