Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to marry a Christian man?
  • Question:
    Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to marry a Christian man? She will be keeping and following lslam still after marriage.

    Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh

    Thank you for your question.

    A Muslim woman wishing to abide by the Qur’an will not marry but a Musim man.
    Allah Almighty states in the Qur’an,
    “And give not (your daughters) in marriage to Disbelievers till they believe (in Allah Alone) and verily, a believing slave is better than a disbelieving man, even though he pleases you.” (Quran 2:221)


    And Allah knows best.

    Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat
    Hadith of the Day Imam
    Imam of the Islamic Foundation of Toronto and Director of Mathabah Institute
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