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 are limits to have with non-muslims friends?

Salam Alaikom, I am living in a european country, and I have some friends here, they have really good values, nice speacking, culture, and they helped me during a critical part of my life. So my ...
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What should be the behaviour of a Muslim towards a non-Muslim?

In Islam, are Muslims commanded to hate non-Muslim or hate their acts (such as shirk) or both? Please enlighten me on this topic & provide references for your answer from authentic books only.
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What are the legal implications of a Muslim woman marrying outside her faith?

From a SeekersHub post Advice to a Christian Man Who Wants to Marry a Muslim Woman by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, we have the following: Given that you’ve clearly thought this situation through, I would ...
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Marry a non-muslim women from another traditions

Salam Alaikoum, I know that a muslim man is allowed to marry a christian or jewish women, but should the man go to church for example as the christian tradition ask ?
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How can a Muslim woman marry if her family members are non-Muslims and cannot perform the role of the wali?

Me and my fiancé are planning on having a nikah soon, but I have been researching the topic and my parents and family are all non-Muslim (I have converted to Islam after meeting my fiancé). But I ...
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Why non-believers are not going to Heaven? [duplicate]

Salaam, Someone told me that only Muslims can go to Heaven but a thing just hit my mind that if a Person is born and raised in a country such as Israel where Jews are in a majority and he is the son ...
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I have been invited to attend Non-Muslim friends marriage?

My office colleague is inviting wholeheartedly to his marriage ceremony. And there will be Music and Dance as well in the ceremony. He is a Non-Muslim, what should I do in order to make a balance ...
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Can a Muslim marry a non practicing non-Muslim? [duplicate]

Muslim Men can't marry Sikhs. But what if that Sikh isn't practicing and thinks of Sikh as just a label can he still marry her because she doesn't really consider it her religion?
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Is it lawful to do business with non-Muslim businesses like Sainsbury and Tesco?

I know doing business with non-Muslims is allowed, but scholars have said helping Zionist businesses is haram and I have seen the reasoning behind the fatwa which makes sense. However in the UK, ...
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Is eating properly slaughtered meat in a Christian country halal?

I live in Finland. In the website of the Finnish food safety authority they explain the way animals are slaughtered in Finnish slaughter houses. They say that they are first given an electrical shock ...
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Can I celebrate Halloween by dressing up at school the theme is harry potter?

I would like to know, because I've done it in the past.
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Is it permissible to donate money/clothes/food etc to Non-Muslims? [duplicate]

Salaam, my question is that "Is one allowed to make any types of donations to non-Muslims in need. Not as in sending Zakat, Sadaqah or Lillah - but just generally?" Jazakallah Khair in advance
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Is everyone in the world muslim?

I am a Hindu but have respect to all religion. One of my Muslim friends(my best friend) told me that ALLAH gave instructions to be followed by all. So that means if I don't follow them I have to go ...
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Must defectors be killed? [duplicate]

In an Islamic state governed by sharia law, if a person finds Islam no longer believable and defects from the Islam religion, not performing any of the spiritual worship requirements such as Salavat 5 ...
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If a person loves his kaafir relatives, will he be resurrected with them?

A man asked the Prophet (ﷺ) about the Hour (i.e. Day of Judgment) saying, "When will the Hour be?" The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "What have you prepared for it?" The man said, "Nothing, except that I love ...
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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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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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Why are Muslim women prohibited from marrying non-Muslims while Muslim men are allowed to?

Muslim women are not allowed under any circumstances to get married to a non-Muslims including Christians and Jews (Ahlul Kitab). While Muslim men are allowed to marry non-Muslim women if they were ...
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Is it appropriate to say “Grüß Gott” (God greets you) to Muslims?

In Upper Germany, people greet each other by saying "Grüß Gott". It has the same function as English "good morning". This greeting means "God greets you", however, nowadays it has mostly non-...
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As an atheist, what awaits me after death?

I'm putting together a Pascal's wager piece of sorts, and wanted to see what modern religions think atheists deserve. So if Islam pans out to be the one true religion, what'll happen to me (an atheist)...
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Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims?

When I was discussing the topic of Eid and sacrifice meat with my non-Muslim friend, he asked me this question: Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims? I cannot give him ...
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Can a non muslim who believes in one God Allah read a quran in his language keep the holy book respectfully in hi house?

As Salam Aleikhum friends can a non muslim who believes in one God Allah and in all the prophets including prophet Muhamned read a quran in his language keep the holy book respectfully in his house?....
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Is it mandatory for non muslims to wear a skull cap when they enter a mosque for visiting and during namaz to join the namaz service?

Is it mandatory for non muslims to wear a skull cap when they enter a mosque for visiting and during namaz to join the namaz service.
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What are the Islamic views on Muslims marrying non-Muslims? [duplicate]

I am a modern Pakistani Muslim girl living in The UK, almost my family live here, and all my immediate family is Muslim. However, there are a few people in my family who have married non-Muslims who ...
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Is it haram to visit other religious places, e.g. temples and churches?

I often go out with my friends (most of them are non-Muslim) and visit their place of worship and it feels good as I gain knowledge about what and how they worship (I never worship or pray with them). ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman who only believes there is one God?

Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman who only believes there is one supreme power (God) and doesn't follow any other teachings and agreed to let future children to follow Islam?
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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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Is it allowed to enter other religious places other than mosque? [duplicate]

Assalamu alaikkum! I need to know if it is allowed for a Muslim to enter a church or a temple or a gurudhuara? If so, is it allowed to eat the sweet or other eatables given there? Please do provide ...
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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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Is congratulating non-Muslims on their festivals permissible?

Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) {This day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed My favor upon you, and have ...
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Does halal meat become haram when prepared by a non-Muslim?

I was reading The Issue of Halal Meat, which is linked to in an answer to this question. Towards the end, it claims The law concerning meat is so strict that even if the meat leaves the sight of ...
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Is building a website for non-Muslim restaurants halal?

I have in minds an idea: I would like to launch a project which is a website where restaurants can show up their menu and people can buy and order them directly online. However I can't control what ...
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Is it permissible for non-Muslim dimmis to propagate their faith in an Islamic State?

Are dimmis allowed to propagate their faith? Are dimmis allowed to debate with Muslims regarding religion?
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If a non-Muslim curses a Muslim, will the Muslim's life be in turmoil?

If a non-Muslim curses a Muslim, will the Muslim's life be in turmoil? I am the Muslim in the question. I don't have much knowledge about cursing in Islam. Only that our Prophet (PBUH) stayed away ...
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How should I acknowledge a new baby under Islam in western society?

My parent's neighbors are Muslim. We are not. The neighbors' daughter in law just gave birth to their first grandchild, a little girl who is named Fatima. In the US, one gives a gift for a new baby. ...
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How does Islam justify non-guided people going to hell and what is the point of free will if the future is already written? [closed]

We are all Muslims because we are either raised up as Muslims or at some point in life reverted to Islam. But what about others, the ones who are not being guided is it just their fault that they have ...
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Is it permissible to write a fictional story in which there are non-Muslim characters?

I have been contacted to write the script of a play. Is it permissible for me to write a play in which there are many non Muslim characters? There will be no display of shirk or any rituals of other ...
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Is the joining of a non-Muslim in a jama'a salat allowed?

If a non-Muslim wanted to join a Muslim in his prayer, would it be allowed ? And would it be counted as Salat Jama'a for the Muslim ?
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What is the “Christian non-denominational” equivalent in Islam?

Christianity has many thoughts about religion, and they are codified as Catholicism (Catholic) or many Protestant faiths; (Baptist, Methodist, Lutheranism, Reform, Pentecostalism, etc...) A non ...
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Can a temporary (mut'ah) marriage be conducted between two non-Muslims?

Wikipedia's article on Nikah mut'ah mentions that like a permanent marriage, it can't be conducted between a Muslim male and a non-Abrahmic-religion female, or between a non-Muslim male and a Muslim ...
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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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What is a 'non-believer' or 'pagan'?

Under what conditions is someone considered a 'non-believer' or 'pagan' in Islam? Does believing in one God constitute 'belief', and is a Christian or Jew (or followers of monotheistic non-Abrahamic ...
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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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Can a Muslim boy get married to a Christian catholic girl? [duplicate]

I am a Muslim boy of the age 19. I have searched for this answer on many sites, but have found nil. I am writing in hope that someone would guide me on this issue. Can a Muslim boy marry a Christian ...
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Is there a hadeeth about not promoting Muslim men marrying non-Muslim women?

According to this Question - Why are Muslim women prohibited from marrying non-Muslims while Muslim men are allowed to? muslim men can marry non muslim women. But I had read a hadeeth which said that ...
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Things to know when visiting/attending a Mosque but you're not Muslim

Back in 2014 I visited a mosque 3 times and the final time was very informative and a valuable experience. I'm thinking of attending again this Wednesday. However it's been long time and I've ...
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What is the ruling on shaking-hands with a non-Muslim non-mahram? [duplicate]

As far as I can remember, it is haram for men to shake hands with women who are Muslim. But I'd like to know if it is haram for Muslim men to shake hands with non-Muslim women as well?
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Is it rude to wear a star and crescent if you're not muslim?

I went to a store called Spencers and bought a choker. I didn't realize it was a star and crescent, used to symbolize Muslims and Iraq I believe. I'm sorry if I didn't get that right though. Anyway, ...
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Rewards of a non-muslim [duplicate]

I am a non-muslim learning about islam and there are many things that I agree with for example, salah, wearing the hijab, eating halal food ect. I started to read salah, wear the headscarf and eating ...
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What happens to people who have never heard of Islam?

What happens to people who have never heard of Islam? Is a man sent to hell because he is not a believer of Islam? Imagine this man is a good man on Earth and did some good things. Imagine this man ...