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Interfaith Marriage

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Interfaith marriage refers to a marriage between persons of two different faiths, or between two denominations of the same faith (also called an interdenominational marriage). Some faiths prohibit members from marrying outside of their religion and some require special permission and/or a promise concerning which faith the couple's children will be raised in. In some denominations, those who marry outsiders are stigmatized or even shunned.
The relationship would start out on a very rocky road and the chances of it getting REALLY ugly are 100%. If he doesn't live in his country and lives in the States you may stand a chance, but if his parents are in the States then that fear will eat away at your relationship. I suggest if his parent…
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       Opinions I would say you cannot. Jews do not believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah. Also, the New Testament in essence wiped out the old law in the Old Testament that Jews still follow. Kosher food for example.   It's not really that hard. Celebrate both hol…
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Yes but on the day of judgment he/she will answer to god why he/she did
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Yes,That is possible in Islam __________________________________________ Yes, a Catholic woman can marry a Muslim man. it is not required for a Catholic woman to convert to Islam to marry a Muslim man. Per Islam teachings and rules, it is allowed for a Muslim man to marry a Christian (Catholic, Ort…
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Answer A Yes he can Yes she can Yes they can keep their original thoughts. The holly Islam Book "Quran" maintains full respect to Christianity and full respect to Jesus (peace upon him) and calls for mutual respect between both religions. Again, yes it is possible for a Christian or Jewish girl …
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Answer 1 God was before the Quran and the Bible were even written, the love of a man and woman was before the Bible or Quran was written, it has been said you can not direct the course of love, for love will always find a way, I think God does not care how some so call theologians interpret the Bibl…
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A Muslim man can marry Christain women but, Muslim women cannot marry Christian man. The Bible forbids any Christian from marrying anyone who is not a Christian, in such verses as:2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unri…
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Under law, a Muslim of any gender can marry a Christian of the opposite in any Western country or in India, but not in Muslim-majority countries. However, both parties should consider the feelings of their family and close friends before making this decision. According to the Islamic faith, a Musl…
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According to Hinduism, a Hindu girl or boy can marry from any religion.However, according to Islamic marriage rules, a Muslim can marry only a Muslim, Jewish, or Christian. However, if the girl or boy is neither Muslim, Christian, or Jewish (as Hindu or Buddhist or Atheist) then he / she should conv…
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Sure if he truly love her but if you don't allow it then that might be a problem.Yes , why not?You can marry in Court obviously Marriage is a big decision take it wisely!
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Yes, but, they have to decide what faith they are going to raise the children in.
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It most certainly won't be easy, but it is possible. Just as you were able to marry someone of a different faith without loving them less or feeling the need to convert them into your beliefs, the same should be for the child. While you may not be able to raise them directly under either faith, you …
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Answer A She can, at least in Western nations or in India, but the marriage would probably not be recognized by her Muslim compatriots. Answer B No, she can't per Islam religion teachings. Per Islam religion, marriage is not just a relationship between two partners to share life and pleasure. It…
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According to Hinduism, a Hindu girl or boy can marry from any religion. However, according to Islamic marriage rules, a Muslim can marry only a Muslim, Jewish, or Christian. However, if the girl or boy is neither Muslim, Christian, or Jewish (as Hindu or Buddhist or Atheist) then he / she should con…
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AnswerIn an interfaith marriage you live that persons beliefs, so if you aren't Jewish and marry a Jewish man you have to convert to judism. If you convert then you live that life style.If you do marry in the same faith you already know well in advance what you are getting yourself into, and there-f…
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Why do you think that these. I walk every morning alone.
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There would be no problem if you both have earn and are independent,if you depend on your parents for money of course there are going to be problems.Also if any of you is too orthodox you marriage is dommed
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Yes she can and yes they can keep their original thoughts. The Quran, holy book of Islam, maintains full respect to Christianity and full respect to Jesus (peace upon him) and calls for love and peace among the both religions believers. It is mentioned in Quran a full chapter titled by the name of t…
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yes a Muslim man can marry a christian or Jewish woman but he cannot marry a woman from any other religion. and a Muslim woman cannot marry a man with any other religion except Islam so she can just marry a Muslim man
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Answer A According to Hinduism: Hinduism is a very tolerant religion and marriage is never discriminated due to race, color or religion. Hinduism believes all religions lead to God so, one is never greater than the other. According to Islamic marriage rules: No, A Hindu girl can't marry a Muslim …
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Answer A The rules, per Islamic religion, are that: The Muslim man can marry only a Muslim, Christian (Catholic, Orthodox, or other denominations), or Jewish woman.The Muslim woman (virgin, divorced, or widow) can marry only Muslim (or convert to Muslim) man. You may say that love is over religion l…
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Dating, as it is custom in Christians, is not permitted in Islam. You may meet a would be wife/husband in the presence of his/her parents/guardians. Free mixing of such kind is un-Islamic.
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No it isn't. However no one should convert to a religion just for the sake of marrying someone. It somehow makes the belief of the converted seem less sincere then if they decided to convert because they genuinely believed in the truth. Updated Answer No, it is not against humanity. The rule is in …
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Opinions Yes. It takes a tolerant attitude on both parts to get along. Christians and Muslims marry all the time. Interfaith marriages could have problems if one is intolerant.If you couldn't marry, God would prevent it. Different believers have different beliefs. Some Muslims would not allow t…
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Probably not, most religions are absurd in that way. But i daresay you could find some bible quote or other that one could claim 'supports' similar marriages. It is not difficult to find quotes that could be interpreted to advocate pretty much anything. Answer from Islamic Perspective It is allow…
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No, a Muslim woman must marry a Muslim man and not any other Non-Muslims. Answer: Outside of Muslim theocracies, yes. Answer: Any person should be allowed to marry any other person that they choose. The problem comes in getting the civil/religious authorities to put their official stamp on the pro…
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According to religious rules...no...parsi girls are not allowed to marry Muslim guys. Muslims follow very strict rules themselves and so is the case for Parsis.
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Yes ! I'm a Muslim so I'm talking from what Islam states. A Muslim man can marry either a Muslim/Christian/Jewish girl.
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From an Islamic perspective, the two rules to be considered are: First rule: In Islam, it is not allowed for a Hindu man to marry a Muslim girl. He should convert to Islam to marry a Muslim girl. However, he should be first convinced in Islam religion and should be having strong belief in the onene…
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There is no Punishment in Islam for that if u think that she is back to her religion u should leave her immediately as soon as u know about her , try to convince her if she does not repent from her heart and she still worship idols and Hinduism then should not pass a minute with her this is a Sin af…
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The firm belief in the proposition that Allah is the sole deity, and Being worthy of worship and that Muhammad is His final Messenger.
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The easiest way is just to ask her. If that is not possible (because she is dead), you have to guess. Religions have no relation to genotype. There are no physiological aspects, inherited or emergent, that conclusively identify any major religion. If you're asking this question from the standpoint…
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What exactly is the question? If it's a problem that you are from different religion you need to ask your religious leaders what they think is OK since they are the ones that will wed you. According to Islam a Muslim is only allowed to marry a Muslim though.
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Secular Answer Of course they can, and many people do. Some Reform Rabbis and Catholic Priests will perform joint wedding ceremonies. However, many Jews and Catholics believe that such marriages should not be performed because they believe in marrying within their religion to ensure that the childre…
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He can if he wants or vise versa but don't expect that you won't get in any fights. If it's true love go for it, but for me (a dude) that wouldn't be the best choice. Go for someone with a little similar religion, like catholic, and christian. For me I wouldn't do anything more different than Jewish…
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Answer This may depend on where you live, and how much each of you is willing to compromise. Muhammad prohibited Muslim women from marrying non-Muslim men, but countenanced Muslim men marrying non-muslim women. Nevertheless, in some Muslim countries you may have no choice. Remember that Barack O…
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No, but some do it anyway.
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It's not illegal. In the Catholic church, the bishop can give permission for a church wedding of atheist to catholic and the couple might elect for a shortened service - without the mass. There will probably be arguments about whether the children should be Christened or brought up as Christians. S…
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Answer: A Muslim man is allowed to marry a women of heaven-sent religions (Muslim or Jewish or Christian woman) as long as she has faith in the one and only one God. He is not allowed to marry woman/girl of non-heaven sent religions. However, if man has concern that the children will be influenced t…
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It is not illegal to do so. They would probably need to have a civil marriage, I doubt either religion would tolerate a Church or Mosque wedding.
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Answer A People are free to do as they choose. So they can. Generally Christians believe that it is a terrible idea to marry outside of the faith. The reason is that there will then be questions about how to raise the children, where to attend church and other things of this nature. A Muslim may be…
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Yes, there are no restrictions for this situation due to Islam.
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Answer: A Muslim man may marry a Jewish or Christian woman. Any Muslim Imam will marry them.
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Answer: Parent's consent is mandatory - and Hindu man must become Muslim. Other than that, you are not married in the sight of God. Your lives together will be no good. Sorry.
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A Muslim man surely can marry a Christian woman , but not in the church..
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According to Hinduism, a Hindu girl or boy can marry from any religion. However, according to Islamic marriage rules, a Muslim can marry only a Muslim, Jewish, or Christian. However, if the girl or boy is neither Muslim, Christian, or Jewish (as Hindu or Buddhist or Atheist) then he / she should con…
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The decision is between the two of you if you want to marry each other but if you choose to then your marriage won't a very happy one. If you both believe in separate things you'll slowly drift away from each other. Just think about it. Our Watchtower repeatedly reminds us of Paul's counsel to avoid…
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Can they? Yes, it is possible, but not without great effort. Both religions advise against this. 2 Corinthians 6:14 says: "Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers." 1 Corinthians 7:39 similarly states that one should marry "only in the Lord." I will not discuss which one of the two religions…
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Yes, it is perfectly acceptable for a Christian woman to marry a Muslim man without converting, but a Christian man cannot marry a Muslim woman unless he converts to Islam religion by full will and full belief in Islam. See related questions for more information.
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Yes, Muslims believe in divorce so there wouldn't be a problem unless the families didn't approve of them. yes a Muslim man can marry a Muslim divorced women, but in some cultural societies a Muslim divorced women will not be accepted by men, as most men like women who have not been married, in mos…
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Answer this question...yes I love Uk girl.
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No. Islam forbids Interfaith marriage. Both Man and Women must be Muslim to marry each other in Islam. Its haraam to marry people of other faith before reverting them to Islam.
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So until he bears witness that there is no God except Allah, the one and only one God, and that Muhammad is the His prophet and Messenger, and believe in the Islam five pillars then he is a Muslim, and it will be permissible for her to marry him. More details The word "muslim" means the one who ha…
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NO. A Muslim guy can marry only a Christian or a Jewish girl as a non-Muslim girl.
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Yes, A Muslim can marry a girl/woman who is Christian or Jewish and they can keep their original thoughts.The holly Islam Book "Koraan" maintains full respect to Christianity and full respect to Jesus (peace upon him) and calls for mutual respect between both religions. A full chapter is mentioned i…
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Jewish law prohibits Jews from marrying Non-Jews. Although some Reform rabbis will perform intermarriages, they are in a minority. Some modern communities and families welcome non-Jewish spouses.
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AnswerThis happens all the time.AnswerAccording to Jewish Law (halachah), one may not marry out of the faith. Though intermarriage in some countries is relatively high, it is not something which is condoned by Jewish traditions and traditional rabbinical leadership.
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In Islam, marriage is allowed between any of the monotheistic religions for men marrying women of other religions. The difficulty would be if the girl wanted to marry in the church, whereby they will be asked to profess their faith in the Trinity, which is not allowed.
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In developed nations, anybody over the legal age of consent can marry anyone (usually limited to the opposite sex) they choose, with no barriers on religious grounds in law. There is some concern among Jewish communities about the practice of "marrying out" - when Jews marry non-Jewish partners, e…
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Sometimes a marriage between a Jewish person and a Christian can present problems. Many times religious rites cause problems like baptism, confirmation, and bar or bas mitzvah.
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The answer is no, a muslimah cannot marry a christian man. A believing woman (i.e. a Muslim) can only marry a believing man, and vise versa. A christian cannot marry a Muslim by way of nikah is. In the nikah you swear by Allah to marry each other etc, and say short prayers in Arabic. Bubbamagik@ho…
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According to Hinduism, it is strictly prohibited and those from orthodox sects even forbid inter-caste marriages. However, according to Islamic marriage rules, a Muslim can marry only a Muslim, Jewish, or Christian. However, if the girl or boy is neither Muslim, Christian, or Jewish (and is Hindu …
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A: I assume that you had a baby as a result of an affair with a Muslim man and that the relationship has terminated. There is no point in pursuing a former lover, of whatever religion, since any marriage would be without love and probably of short duration. You need to get on with your own life and…
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Answer 1 Think about kids! What if you have children, which religion would they follow! This could lead your children to depression, drugs, etc. Answer 2 You obviously love each other very much. However, you do not say how old you are. If you are very young I would really advise caution in your r…
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Yes, a Muslim man can marry a Christian or a Jewish woman. However, they both should agree that their children will be raised up as Muslims; at least until they reach puberty and they can make their own choice per their own free will as what they want to believe in. Another AnswerA Muslim man can m…
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If part of the family is Christian and part is Jewish, then yes. But you can also celebrate if you are Christian/Jewish but like the other traditions.
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Accordoing to Islamic Shriya Law No Muslim Female can NOT marry to non Muslim in any kind of situation or circumstances.
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Yes, as long as she is a believing Jew or Christian. But a Muslim wife is better for a Muslim man
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A:It is possible under secular law, but not under Islamic law. Under Islamic law, a Muslim man can only marry a Muslim, Christian or Jew, not an atheist or agnostic.
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An orthodox christian woman can marry a Muslim man if the couple wishes
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NO, the HIndu girl will have to change her religeon to get married to a Muslim MAN
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if you people love each other and families are ready then you can marry , Love is the biggest religion and humanity is the biggest faith.
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Yes, but I wouldn't suggest it. Religious differences can ruin things.
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Yes, as long as the man is a Muslim, the women can marry him, or vice verse
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If i understood this question correctly, muslims, jews, and christians can intermarry but cannot marry members of other religions probably because Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are all Abrahamic religions, which are all related to the biblical times and have many of the same stories, such as that…
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yes if you are not muslim you can or you can convert depending on how religious the man is
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depends on how religious the family is
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the girl should do what she want to do, if you're in love faith shouldn't keep to lovers apart.
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Catholicism is based on Christian faith which is based upon the Hebrew old and new testaments. The Judaism is based upon the Hebrew teachings of the old testament. Its basically are representation of the separation of the tribes of Israel, who will be later re-assembled. You will have some difficul…
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yes if you are still married to the christian women
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Yes, the Muslim girl; per Islam rules and teachings; must get married only to a Muslim man or to a man who converted sincerely to Islam. Answer 1 Yes indeed for it is not permissible in Islam for Muslim women to marry men from among religions other than Islam. This is due to the fact that basic nat…
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Halal or haram doesn't even enter into it. If you marry just to remain in the country, you are in violation of US federal law and subject to deportation. When you are deported, you do not come back to the US. Do as you should legally. Apply for a legal visa. Now, to the religious/cultural/socia…
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Yes, he can because she is from the Ahl al-Kitab, or people of the book. This women, however, must be chaste and pious, and should allow the Muslim man to practice Islam freely and raise his kids as Muslims.
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Look, I'm Jewish so i could be wrong about this but I believe you can but it is frowned upon. They would won't someone who is of the same faith because they don't want to the woman to leave the faith of Islam.
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According to Hinduism, a Hindu girl or boy can marry from any religion. However, according to Islamic marriage rules, a Muslim can marry only a Muslim, Jewish, or Christian. However, if the girl or boy is neither Muslim, Christian, or Jewish (as Hindu or Buddhist or Atheist) then he / she should co…
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Yeah you can but only if you were Muslim. If you were not a muslim, you would have to convert to Islam (BUT NOT IF YOU DIDN'T BELIEVE IN THE RELIGION!)
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You'll have to accept that there will be differences of opinion that you will need to live with. It can be a terrible burden to live daily with someone you love who you know is not saved.In the end it's a decision for both of you to make, whether it involves one person converting or not is entirely …
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According to Islam, she must become a Muslim (or at least a Jew or Christian) before th marriage could be sanctified.According to Hinduism, she may or may not marry him for various reasons (depending on the branch or denomination).According to common sense, there's no law against it so do what makes…
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No. There is no such prohibition in the Torah against interfaith marriage, though some communities STRONGLY discourage it. ____________ The Tanach forbids interfaith marriages and this is further clarified in Talmud. Please see discussions for quoted material that supports this. Once more, Orthodox…
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No, is not compulsory that they convert before marrying a Muslim man.
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Most Orthodox churches would allow this, so long as any children are Baptized in the Orthodox Church.
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NOT at all ! muslim girls are not allowed to marry christian only muslim boy can marry an religon . still muslim guys should marry only muslim girls .
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Muslim men are allowed to marry the People of the Books (Christians or Jews) and the Muslim women are only allowed to be married to a Muslim man. If you are throughly in love with him, become a Muslim. Michael Jackson became a Muslim before he died and you numskulls didn't become Muslims. it is the …
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Unfortunately not, at least not in an Orthodox Church, because they belong to two different religions.
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It is not clear whther the Parsi boy is Muslim or not. However, the rule is that:Muslim girls can't marry non-Muslim boys and they should marry only Muslim boys.Muslim boys can marry only Muslim, Christian, or Jewish girls.There is a reason for this but i won't get into it. Generally speaking, the o…
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No _______________________________________________________________________________ Per Islam teachings and rules, Muslim man can marry a Jewish or Christian woman.
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Sometimes, but it's mostly among Orthodox Jews.
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