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 beheading non Muslim prisoners-of-war allowed in Islam?

Is it allowable for an Islamic nation to behead prisoners it captures in a war (like how ISIS has captured and beheaded an American)? Is there any Quranic or hadith justification for this?
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Keep from dying

I am not a Muslim but I do have a question. If a (faux) Muslim decides that a person should die according to the Koran, what can the victim say that will make the Muslim stop and think? This might ...
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Pray for a non-Muslim when he/she dies

I am very much honorable to a mathematician who is a non-Muslim. Recently, he died. Can I say إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ? Can I pray for him to Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) like we pray when a ...
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Revert married to a non Muslim Man [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, I reverted to Islam in Feb. of this year and am Married to a non Muslim man. First of all he is not an idolater nor has he set up partners with Allah. He is a Christian but not by ...
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Can non-Muslims enter a Mosque or prayer room?

Are non-Muslims allowed to enter a prayer room and pray? I am asking this because I have seen non-Muslims come into a Muslim prayer room before.
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How can I make my friends understand islam is the truth? [closed]

Please provide me some good points to present to my nonbeliever friends about islam. They are always telling me its old barbarian and non scientific like this. what should i say to them in response?
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Can Muslim men marry Jewish or Christian women? [duplicate]

I read somewhere (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry Jews and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me know that if it is true for men as per Quran or Hadith. ...
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In Shia or Sunni Islam, may Muslims pray for non-Muslims? [duplicate]

A friend of mine, a Shia Muslim, said he does not pray for non-Muslims even when they ask him to. Rather, this person prays only for Muslims as he believes that Allah (swt) will only accept those ...
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Keeping left items from neighbours

I live in a compound provided by my company and my colleague left the job. She also left some computer hardware item. She is a non muslim. I have her email address but she was never nice to me. She ...
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What will happen to people that never had any Prophet in their times to guide them on the day of the judgement? [duplicate]

I recently came across Morgan Freeman's following answer about whether human beings invented God or not: So there isn't a God up in the sky somewhere. We came up with God ourselves. Well, here's ...
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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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How do I treat a kaafir?

I am an Indian and there are other religions as well apart from Muslim here.I encounter many Hindu friends on daily basis and they always ask stupid question about Islam and Muslims like "Why we cut(...
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Can a non-Muslim have sex with her Muslim spouse after the Ramadan fast has broken?

We have been married for six months now. Ramadan starts tomorrow and my husband just told me last week, that we cannot have sex due to the fact that I'm non-Muslim, I'm Anglican. So I was just ...
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Will Gautama Buddha reside in Jannah after judgment?

In many Christian sects there is a concept/notion usually labeled the "virtuous pagan". That is, those who were not evangelized in life, yet lived beneficent and virtuous lives, can receive salvation ...
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Eating a meal prepared by non-muslim

I have a Muslim friend who I would like to invite for dinner at my house. I am not Muslim. I understand the basic halal rules, and would try to follow them. Would she and her family be allowed to ...
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Is it disrespectful for a non Muslim to wear the traditional clothing

I am not a Muslim, but have nothing but the highest respect for your faith. I am not Muslim but admire the clothing, is it disrespectful to Allah to wear the clothing?
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How do I greet a Muslim man in a letter referencing Eid?

Sorry for coming with such a lame question but this is the first place I thought of when the idea came to my mind, and it is not just a question for questions sake but I really do need some advice. I ...
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Are non Muslims allowed to pray Congregational Salat in Mosques [duplicate]

Non Muslims have asked me to pray salat in Mosques , for the purpose of Dawah I really took the person to Mosque and showed him how to pray and he joined the congregational prayer, Is this correct to ...
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What is the view of Islam on people that didn't had the opportunity to know Islam? [duplicate]

Over the centuries (and even today?) we'll find people that have the lack of opportunity to discover the truth (mostly members of pagan civilizations who have never made contact with Islam). I want to ...
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Position of Islam on birth of life

I'm not Muslim, and I know almost nothing about Islam, but in a few days, I'll have to give a talk on my scientific activities in a tunisian school. I am a biologist and I specialize in understanding ...
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Propaganda, predisposition and belief

Related to this question. Now look at a slightly different case. Take the example of my grandma in China. She was from the era where people wholehearted support the communist regime. Throughout ...
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Who and when one is called as kafir?

I keep hearing a lot of this word and am interested to know who and when one is referred to as kafir? How he is treated by Islam?
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Why should Islam be given special treatment when it comes to religious sensitivity? [closed]

For the sake of full disclosure, I am a former muslim turned atheist and am asking this because I genuinely would like to see how muslims justify what is happening at the moment. As a former muslim ...