Is interfaith marriage a sin?
Almost all Christian denominations permit interdenominational marriages, though with respect to interfaith marriage, many Christian denominations caution against it, citing verses of the Christian Bible that prohibit it such as 2 Corinthians 6:14–15, while certain Christian denominations have made allowances for …
Why can’t Muslims date?
Because of the prohibition on premarital sex, older Muslims often frown upon any visible interaction between unmarried young people, no matter how innocent. This can sometimes lead to assumptions that two individuals of the opposite sex who are just hanging out have an inappropriate premarital relationship.
Do interfaith relationships work?
Generally speaking, people from different faiths can marry and succeed in staying together if they each agree on the religion they will practice or if they agree that they are not religious and do not consider themselves to be of any religious persuasion. The key words are if they each agree.
Can a Muslim woman marry a non-Muslim man?
Interfaith marriage for an Islamic woman is taboo in Islam, and Muslim women are formally forbidden from doing so—except in Tunisia, which has made it legal for Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men. The same verse cited above (2:221) says:
What is the exception of interfaith marriage in Islam?
An exception of interfaith marriage in Islam is made for Muslim men to marry pious Jewish and Christian women or women who don’t engage in immoral conduct (chaste women). This is because marriage is not based on fulfilling sexual desires. Instead, it is an institution that establishes a home built on tranquility,…
What does the Quran say about inter-marriage?
The Quranic verse 5:5 allows inter-marriage between Muslims and the ‘people of the book’, while the verse, 2:221 prohibits Muslims from marrying idolaters and idolatresses.
Can a Muslim marry a Hindu who is an idolater?
In the light of the above analysis it appears that the correct or valid interpretation of the Quranic text would be that a Muslim should not marry such Hindus who are idolaters. Now this is a very different proposition from placing a total and unconditional ban upon inter-marriage between members of the different religious groups.