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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Can I remarry a Muslim man without a legal Divorce with my non-Muslim husband? [closed]

Assalam walekum, I had been register married to a non-Muslim for almost 8 years now. Past from 1 year, I am no longer with him as I am asking for divorce mutually after struggling from 1 year now he ...
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Can we marry non-chaste women of the book al kitaab?

I understand Allah has made it permissible for Muslim men to marry women of the book (al kitaab) who is chaste. Mashallah. What if the woman is not chaste? Is it possible for her to become chaste? ...
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Is it true that non-Muslims are punished under sharia according to their holy book (e.g., the Bible)?

I've heard this story a few times, and I'm wondering if it's actually true. Basically, the story goes something like: a non-Muslim was being punished under sharia, but instead of using the Qur'an, ...
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is it safe for me to go in mosque? [closed]

I am Hindu. I always wanted to go inside the mosque but my friends and my mother told me that Muslims kill Hindus if they go in Muslim areas. So, is it safe for me to go inside mosque if I'm not a ...
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Is it haram for a non-Muslim to perform Muslim prayers?

I am a non-Muslim. I have interest in Islam. I am curious to know if a non-Muslim perform Muslim prayers, is it considered as Haram?
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Are all of the laws in the Quran/Haddith/Islam relevant to modern (western) society?

I have been reading a book about Muhammad (pbuh) and have learnt, I am sure only a little, about Islam and the culture and times back then. It seems to an unlearned man like myself that the laws were ...
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Will nikah be valid if witnesses were Non-Muslims?

One of the conditions for a nikah to be valid is to have witnesses. If the witnesses were Non-Muslims, will the nikah be valid?
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Is it permissible for a Muslim to praise another God as a courtesy during a Christian wedding?

I know some Muslims who have been invited to one of their evangelical Christian friend's weddings, and there will surely be a lot of singing and worshipping of Jesus Christ as lord and savior. Is it ...
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May a Muslim attend a wedding where a Muslim woman marries a non-Muslim man?

Is it permitted for a Muslim to attend a wedding where a Muslim woman marries a non-Muslim man? Does attending such a marriage indicate support for the wedding?
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What is an academic understanding of Islam from a non-Muslims point of view?

I am not sure if this is question is off topic, but surely it is related to Islam or the understanding of Islam. The question is, What would be an academic understanding of Islam, from a non-Muslims ...
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Is a Muslim man permitted to marry a Christian woman who does not want to accept Islam?

Is a Muslim man permitted to marry a Christian woman who does not want to accept Islam? I agree that it should be avoided, but is it permitted?
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Are there Muslim and Non-Muslim jinns?

I have heard that jinns can make you see things that are not there and scare you. Then I heard someone say that one of their friends keep getting scared and there is jinn that wont let them perform ...
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Will Allah punish those who die while on their way to converting to Islam?

Will Allah punish those who died while they were on their way to converting to Islam? Would he punish those who were studying Islam and trying to find the truth among all the religions that exist but ...
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I am a Strong Believer of Allah SWT. But Why a Non-Believer of Allah SWT gets his things

This question still breaking my head. I am suffering from financial issues. I am seeking help from Allah SWT past 3 years through Salah, Dua and Dikhr. I had asked few friends, but still my debts are ...
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Shariah Law for the disbeliever

A friend once asked me if it would be better for the Non-muslims who don't convert to Islam rather than live under Islamic law. And I said that I didn't know if our laws are better for the non muslims ...
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I don't believe that God is present in the Kabaa at Mecca, is it appropriate for me to pray the Salat?

As mentioned in another question, I'm thinking of visiting a mosque on Wednesday around 7:50pm. I would like to participate in the Salat, because I believe that it is a beautiful and valid form of ...
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What will happen after the Judgement Day?

I am having this doubt which is bothering me a lot. What will happen after the Judgment Day? I know people will be given heaven or hell based on their action on earth. But what happens next?
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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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What does “to pay respect to a non-moslem” mean, and does it express unbelief?

This question is motivated by the snippet: The more miscellaneous expressions of unbelief may be illustrated by the following examples: ... to pay respect to a non-moslem ... -- page 4 of Peters ...
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I believe in Allah and His Messenger, but follow the teachings of Jesus; am I considered a non-believer?

I was raised a Christian. But I have read the Koran and believe in Allah and His Messenger. Since I also follow the teachings of Jesus, am I still considered a non-believer?
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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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Is it wrong to support a couple who are gays and not Muslims?

I'm not gay or anything but I know a couple who are and they both are not Muslims and I actually like love their relationship and encourage them,so is that wrong and am I going to be punished ??
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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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Non Muslim - tattoo's and permissibility [duplicate]

This is more for my knowledge and for others. I know that if a person who is of the book has had tattoo's but they later regret and repent, then that is ok and as long as they do not continue down ...
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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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What is the fate of non-Muslims in Akhirah?

What will happen to people in Akhirah who die as non-Muslims? About 70-75 percent of all people are non-Muslims and follow other religions. What is their fate in Akhirah?
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Are all the people except Muslims going to end up in Hell?

What will happen to all the other non Muslim souls after they die? Are they bound to end up in Hell? Or will they have a trail different than ours? Please Explain.
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What are the rules for interacting with an individual that does not practice Islam?

I live in a Smallish city, we still voted for Trump, but we have a mosque, and a few black people, and people in smaller towns are afraid to move here because they think they'll get shot in a week. We'...
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How do non-Muslims participate in Salaat?

As a Jew, I am allowed by Jewish law to pray in a [Sunni] masjid since it is a place which is completely free of idolatry and Islam maintains the pure monotheism and oneness of Allah. However, from ...
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Can a Muslim make dua and ask forgiveness for non-Muslims?

There is a verse in Quran: مَا كَانَ لِلنَّبِيِّ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَن يَسْتَغْفِرُ‌وا لِلْمُشْرِ‌كِينَ وَلَوْ كَانُوا أُولِي قُرْ‌بَى مِن بَعْدِ مَا تَبَيَّنَ لَهُمْ أَنَّهُمْ أَصْحَابُ ...
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Are muslims supposed to kill all non-believers?

I have heard that Muslims are supposed to slay non-believers because they are not Muslim. Is this true? Is this in the Quran? If it is, where is it stated like this? If not, what are the Quranic ...
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What is Sharia Law?

What is Sharia Law? I am a Muslim myself, and I have never heard of the Sharia Law until a few people on Twitter (who were against Islam) pointed it out to me saying that it was "Islamic Law". They ...
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How does an apostate “rebecome” a Muslim again?

If someone leaves Islam, either for a short of a long period of time, and later wants to come back and repent, what are the necessary steps? Should he just repent to Allah (as other sins)? Or should ...
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Looking at converting, have some questions [closed]

I am considering converting to Islam and have several questions. Is my name permissible, or should I change it due to it having un-Islamic meanings? Todd means fox, clever or wily (intending to be ...
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Does Allah hate the playboys?

In USA it is cool to have sex with girls to use them as sex objects, then throw them away and replace them with some other girl who is younger and prettier. People call them studs, players, ...
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Can I give Zakat to a Non-Muslim? [duplicate]

My understanding is that Zakat is only to be given for Muslims. Can it also be given to non-Muslim who is in poverty?
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Want to marry a Non-Muslim Man [duplicate]

I am in deeply in love with a chaste Christian guy and i am a Muslim 20 year old girl. We want to get married. So does Islam allow me to marry him?
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Non-muslim friend asked me “Is Allah sadist?” [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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Do non-Muslims have a chance to go to Paradise?

Should people die as Muslims to get the chance to go to Paradise? If they don't die as Muslims, will they get punished in hell forever?
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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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Fiqah Ijama and Qiyass Problems

Does Islam divide humanity into Darul Islam and darul harab? and Muslims must wage jihad against those who are unbelievers. while Islam is a religion of peace then why are such things in Islam.
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Can Muslims allow non-Muslims to touch mushaf?

A Muslim cannot touch mushaf without wudu. What if a non-Muslim sees someone reading Qur'an and wants to hold it? Can Muslim allow him to hold Qur'an, or is it not allowed since that person can't ...
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how do i help a muslim friend? [closed]

first, i would like to give an introduction please, so you dont get the wrong idea: so she's, 14, a really nice, kind, intelligent, funny, religious, down to earth,financially and emotionally weak ...
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I'm not a Muslim and I had a dream of church and a mosque [closed]

I was inside a building that was like a mall; and I noticed that there was church and a mosque. On the outside they really didn't look like religious houses; however, I believe it was God who was ...
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Is my Islamic marriage still legal?

I am a non muslim female living in the West. I married a muslim man here in the states 10 years ago. We have an 8 years old child. We had both a civil marriage and an Islamic wedding officiated by an ...
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How to do business with a person which is of different religion?

The scenario is broad in its macro term, to make it easier, let’s say you have a business partner who is of different religion e.g. Hindu or Christian. You also know that your business partner does ...
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Why are Christians, Hindus and Jews in conflict with Muslims but not with each other?

I'm interested to know why sectarian conflict so often involves Muslims. Is it geo-political, sociocultural, economic, or is Islam fundamentally more intolerant of other religions than those it finds ...
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Non-Muslims and the Koran [duplicate]

Does the Koran give permission to kill Non-Muslims? Since I read so many reports of Muslims pressuring Christians to take down Christmas trees, destroying Buddhist monuments, Western cultural ...
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Is it allowed to say “May Allah be merciful to him” for non-Muslim deads/livings?

I was told that it's not allowed to say "May Allah be merciful to him" رحمه الله for Non-Muslim deads. Well, while I know we can say that for both livings and deads, I didn't know that it's not ...
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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 ...