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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Is meat slaughtered by non-muslim halal?

Can we eat meat from animals killed by non-muslim is it halal?
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Nikah with a Non-Muslim

I am planning my nikah but the bride is not a Muslim. She is Christian but not practising. Does this affect the validity of the nikah? Does she has to be convert in order for the nikah to happen? ...
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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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Can a kaffir who was oppressed by others his whole life go to Jannah?

We are taught in Islam that on the Day of Judgement, people will flee from their parents, children, spouse etc. because those loved ones or others will complain to Allah swt that they did them wrong ...
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Praying salah in a Christian household

Asalamu Alaykum, So for the next month and a half I’ll be staying at my aunts house. My mom side of the family are all Christians. And i was just wondering if I’m able to pray in a Christian household ...
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Is there a verse in Quran that forbids Muslims from voting for a female or a non-Muslim leader?

It's elections time in Pakistan and a number of Muslim contestants are advising people to not vote for a female or a non-Muslim contestant. Is there a specific Quranic verse that has barred Muslims ...
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Do both أهل الكتاب and أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ refer to People of the Book?

Are both the phrase أهل الكتاب and ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ referring to People of the Book in Qur'an?
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Are non-Muslims Kafir according to Quran?

I am often confused with the definition of Kafir as different people have different arguments on this. However, I am more interested in does Quran consider non-Muslims as Kafir? If the answer to ...
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Would it be wrong if you gave a non-believer money (or food) only if he would convert to islam?

I've encountered a lot of beggars in my life, some were non-believer, some believers. I gave money to the believers and a couple of times to non-believers too, soon to realize that they (non-...
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Is it fine for a Muslim father/mother to let their child be Non-muslim?

As of now, I am a boy but want to be a father when I grow up and want my child to have some freedom. Is this allowed?
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How did the prophets behave in the death of disbelievers (amongst loved ones)?

when a muslim dies we can pray for him , (for example his/her sins to be forgiven). But in case of a non muslim we cannot do anything or even express sorrow this is what I heard. I want to know, how ...
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Was Dr. Zakir Naik wrong while explaining the meaning of alazina kafaroo (الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا)? [closed]

Assalamu alaikum. I came up with a doubt when reading the answer from this website. It was an answer given by Dr. Zakir Naik. Question: If Allah has sealed the hearts of the Kuffar i.e. non-Muslims,...
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How can we tell non Muslim male guests to be wary of urine drops? [closed]

In Islam, men should sit down to pass water (urinate) as this avoids urine sprinkles / droplets going on the clothes, body, seat and floor. We aren't accustomed to cleaning up urine except for small ...
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Are non-muslims allowed to visit Mecca? [closed]

I've heard that Mecca was closed/forbidden to non-Muslims... I've also heard that the first is a myth, and that non-Muslims (mostly thinking of foreign tourists) may very well enter Mecca -- but that ...
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Can a non-Muslim wife swallow her husband's semen?

I know you can't do anal sex or oral sex, but can my non-Muslim wife swallow semen/male fluids if she is allowed to? And are there different limits?
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Is a Muslim man allowed to shake hand with a non-Muslim woman or vice versa?

There are many cases, specially for the Muslims living in non-Muslim countries, that a non-Muslim woman draws her hand towards a Muslim man to greet him with shaking hands, or a non-Muslim man tries ...
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How should a non-Muslim address an Imam?

I am not a Muslim, but I have visited a mosque before and enjoyed the service. When I visited, the local imam approached me and we talked a little about questions that I had regarding the service. I ...
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Can my husband refuse to talk to my non-muslim mother? [closed]

I had an argument/fight with my non-muslim mother because I did not want to celebrate my birthday. After I told this argument to my husband he became so angry that he refuses to talk to my Mom and ...
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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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Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim (and non-Ahl-al-Kitab) woman?

I know from other questions on this site that Muslim men can marry Jewish or Christian women, that Muslim women can't marry non-Muslims, and why there's a difference in marriage law for Muslim men and ...
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How can I tell my non-Muslim brother and his wife that I cannot attend because it's haram due to mixing, alcohol, and music? [closed]

I live in the same house as my non-Muslim brother and his wife; his wedding party we be soon. How can I tell them I cannot attend because it's haram due to mixing, alcohol, and music?
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Is a Muslim man allowed to have more than one wife if his wife is non-Muslim and polygyny is against his wife's religion?

Qur'an 4:3 permits a man to have up to four wives (polygyny), provided he does justice to them. Qur'an 5:5 permits a man to marry chaste women of the book (typically Christians or Jews). While ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life? [closed]

BASED ON THIS QUESTION WHICH I ASKED BEFORE: if islam is the universal truth why is christanity still the largest religion on Earth? We know that not every non muslim has read quran or has got this ...
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As a convert woman married to a Catholic with no legal separation, how can I marry a Muslim man?

I was married from Catholic religion but separated without legal procedure. I converted to Islam about 8 month ago. I've had a Muslim boyfriend for almost 2 and half years, and we want our relation to ...
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What is the correct way to become Muslim?

I want to leave my religion and embrace Islam. I believe that there are no deities, no gods/goddesses, except the Supreme Being. I believe that God sent many prophets as His messengers for the ...
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Can I eat something from Non Muslim when it could be a chance that it is from Interest Income

I am working in private company where everyday I get an offer to eat something which they brought from their home-town or somewhere else. Actually when interest credited in my account, I take it and ...
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Is it the mistake of ours for not propagating Islam to non muslims or could it be a hole in islam?

based on this question which i asked before:How could someone confirm with his/her's little knowledge (which he gained through his little research) that what he/she believes is the real truth? (REFER ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

If a person is good person throughout his life, But does not believe in God, in other words a Non-Muslim. Will he/she go to hell? I think of this question when about reading Alexander Fleming, that ...
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If a non-Muslim performs salah (prayers), does he become a Muslim?

Suppose a person, who believes in one god, starts doing salah (prayers) as he loves Allah and his messenger and trusts them, but he does not accept Islam because of family and social problems. He does ...
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Why is Islam often perceived as sexist, aggressive and leaning towards genuine threats and violence?

I don't know if this question is too imprecise to be answerable; if people think so, let me know and I'll delete it... From the outside, Islam has quite a... reputation. Firstly, I should note that I ...
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How does Islam view atheists?

Someone who is not willing to believe in Islam and is not willing to have anything to do with religious matters. How does Islam regard such a person?
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Does the word “infidel” have any significance in Islam?

Infidel (literally "unfaithful") is a term used in certain religions for those accused of unbelief in the central tenets of their own religion, for members of another religion, or for the irreligious. ...
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What would you recommend to a non-Muslim wanting to learn more about the Islamic faith?

I am a non-Muslim, a librarian, and an amateur researcher. I'm tired of hearing the media's take on Islam, and want to learn more about the faith and way of life so I can know the truth, instead of ...
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Is it permissible to eat with non-Muslims?

Is eating on the same table with non-Muslims (Christians, Jews, Hindus, etc) allowed? The assumption is that you would be eating halal food such as vegetables, and that non-Muslims would eat food ...
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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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Did Prophet Muhammad call for Jihad to kill non Muslims or force them to convert? [closed]

I'm really doubtful about this question. I always thought Islam was a beautiful and peaceful religion. But what ISIS and al Qaeda are doing these days makes me think otherwise. All the Jihad in the ...
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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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What is the reason behind why those who reject belief in Allah are going to hell?

I know that non-muslims are going to be denied paradise, but my question is what is the justification behind their disbelief being worthy of eternal torment?
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Organ donation from a non-Muslim to a Muslim

I was reading this question about the permissibility of Organ donation in Islam. The answer is very detailed and helpful. So it got me thinking about whether a non-Muslim, say a Hindu or a Jew, can ...
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If I unwittingly buy a meal with ham in it, it is acceptable to give it to a non-Muslim friend?

Sometimes I buy a meal thinking it doesn't contain ham, but it turns out it does (e.g. fried rice). In these cases, I've switched meals with a non-Muslim friend who doesn't mind eating pork. ...
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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum! Friends I want to ask a question a part of which has already been asked before. Is my saying "salam" to non-Muslims sin? And the part which is asked before is How to return salam to ...
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Can my parents enter paradise [duplicate]

My mom and dad are deceased, now, i wonder if my mom and dad will enter paradise, they grew up in a catholic religions, they have never know or hear about Muslim religion, but both of my parents are ...
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Close friend with non muslim [duplicate]

I have a non-Muslim (Hindu) friend ... he mean me no harm. I ask him once if u have a chance will u accept islam. he said no. so now it has been more complicated for me after reciting Ayat no:28 of ...
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Allah's guidance for non-Muslims up to the age of 40

I heard from the older folks in my community that, Allah's guidance for non-Muslims will be till the age of 40. Which means, Allah will show them all the signs for them to convert until they reach the ...
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In 16th Century, How Hajis were verified, whether he is Muslim or not?

In 15th and 16th Century, How Government of Arabia or caretakers of Mecca verify that; a person who dressed like Haji; is Muslim or non-Muslim?
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Are non-Muslims allowed to touch an English translation of the Quran?

I have purchased "The Qur'an: A New Translation" by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (it's an English translation). My question is, am I allowed to touch it and read it?
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Is it haraam to have non-Muslim friends? [closed]

I have heard conflicting information on what place a Non-Muslim holds in a Muslim's life. Are they brothers/sisters, or are they infidels to be avoided? Is a Muslim allowed to be friends or maintain ...
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As per Qur'an 3:28, to what extent can Muslims receive help from non-Muslims?

I was wondering about the verse from the Qur'an (http://quran.com/3/28): "Let not believers take disbelievers as allies rather than believers. And whoever [of you] does that has nothing with Allah, ...
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According to Shia, can we choose our mates from non-Muslims?

I know it is strongly recommended (Mustahab) to select our friends from Muslim people. But I was wondering if we can choose our friends from other religions as non-Muslims. Note: I am looking for ...
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Why we shouldn't take non Muslims as a friend?

"Bismillah" Somewhere in Quran I found it is written that we shouldn't take non-Muslims as a friend, if we do so then we will become one of them. What is the explanation of it? The thing is we used ...