Muslim Woman to Marry Christian Man

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil makes it clear that a Muslim woman cannot marry a Christian man. If a Muslim woman wants to marry a Christian man on the condition that he will allow their children to be practicing Muslims, and their life and all matters will be handled as per Islamic teaching, then is there […]

Can I Marry a Non-Muslim Man Who Loves Me Deeply?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Can I marry a non-Muslim man who loves me deeply, but who is not ready to convert to Islam? He believes in Allah, and never asked me to change my religion. I am stressed and very depressed about this matter. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray […]

Is It Simply Disliked For a Muslim Woman to Marry a Christian Man?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. Is it forbidden in Islam for a Muslim woman to marry a Christian man or is it only disliked? In my country muslim men are not serious and I have met a christian man with a good character. Is it better for me […]

A Catholic Man is My Soulmate

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I am a American born and raised Muslim woman. There are many Muslim men available in America, but I’ve never found myself attracted to men of my race. I’m a proud Muslim, but I’m not very strict. I follow most of the basic rules such as charity, I don’t […]

Can a Muslim Woman Marry a Non-Muslim Man if Their Children Are Raised as Muslims?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question:   salam alykom wa rahmatu Allah.. I am Muslim woman and I want to marry a Catholic man.  He is not willing to convert to Islam because he doesn’t want to practice any religion.  We are really in love.  I didn’t meet a Muslim man so far who I […]

Is There Any Leeway for a Muslim Woman to Marry a Non-Muslim Man?

Answered by Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question:  I am currently interested in marrying a man that is not Muslim. Growing up, I have barely liked a Muslim man due to their lack of courtesy, disrespect, and lack of concern for social justice. I convinced myself that I would marry a Muslim man just because it is […]

Marrying a Christian Man With Good Character

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I’ve a friend who is Christian and we like each other a lot and he asked me to marry him. Since he is a very good human being, I would love to accept his proposal.He does not follow anything from his religion but he is a strong believer […]

What is Islam’s Stance on Muslim Men and Women Marrying Non-Muslims?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: My friend has become attracted to a non Muslim, she seems to have lost her way in terms of religion. It does not matter to her if this person converts or not. She does not understand why Islam has some rules against women marrying or having intimate relations with […]