Christianity

Christianity is a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, as described in the New Testament. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and savior of all people, whose coming as the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 5 days ago

It is allowed for Muslims who understand Islam with its evidence to study in schools belong to non Muslims because Islam promotes useful knowledge from any one, but it is not allowed for a Muslim to take part in any non Islamic worship because it is wrong worship and your participation can give wrong message that you approve their worship despite Islamic rule that it is wrong.

Attending school assembly is permissible as far as it does not include a wrong worship. Christian schools keep on claiming that they do not force any non Christian student to attend Christian religious gatherings. If you are under pressure to attend church, you have full right to report those who force you.

 Wassalam.

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 2 weeks ago

Bismihi ta'ala

As the holy verse in the Quran says God's mercy encompasses all. You can ask the Almighty to show His mercy upon them, and overlook their shortcomings, etc. 

Unfortunately some Muslim groups believe it is haram to prayfor a non-Muslim in any way, but reality is such an approach is difficult for one whose family might not have recognised Islam and be good people. 

Just requesting Almighty God to show His mercy would hopefully assist them in their next life. 

And Allah knows best.   

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answer updated 7 months ago

Quran is the greatest miracle in the whole history of the world, which proves that it can never be made by any one but Allah with His unlimited powers and unlimited Knowledge.

Miracle is something that people can not do it e.g. Prophet Jesus was granted by Allah the ability to revive the dead and cure the cureless. His miracles were limited to his time and no one can witness any of Jesus miracles now. The miracles of Quran is everlasting and can be witnessed by any one, any where and any time. Quran has challenged its enemies who used to claim that it was made by Muhammad, to bring like Quran even if the gather all their allies and supporters from Jinns and humans. The enemies of Quran failed to stand to the challenge. Allah then challenged them to bring ten chapters like the chapters of Quran which are 114 chapters. They failed again. Then Allah challenged them to bring just one chapter like any of the 114 chapters of Quran. They failed again. This challenge has proven that Quran is never from any human source otherwise the enemies of Quran could have brought anything like it even one chapter like any of its 114 chapters. Millions of Arabs today are non Muslims and they know the Arabic language very well, yet none of them could make even one line like Quran. This is an evidence which is enough for any one who thinks in proper way.

Quran was revealed on the Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) from Allah (SWT) and the allegation of obtaining it from Christians and Jewish communities has no scientific value at all, when you read Quran and compare it with the Jewish and Christian texts. Some similarities are there because the common origin of all the three texts is from Allah, but Torah and Bible were distorted while Quran remained remained constant and unchanged.

Wassalam.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 8 months ago

First of all, she needs to understand the basics of the faith of Islam; No God but Allah and Muhammad is His messenger. When she believes in Islam, permanent marriage between you and her will be allowed. No need for any witness from her family to attend. Marriage ceremony can be recited by any person who knows how to recite it in Arabic.

'Wassalam.

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Seyed Ali Shobayri, Seyed Ali Shobayri is of mixed Iranian and Scottish descent who found the path of the Ahlul Bayt (a) by his own research. He holds a BA in Islamic Studies from Middlesex University through the... Answered 8 months ago

Bismillah, 

Asalamu Alaykom, 

Whether the man will let her practice the religion or not is irrelevant and such marriage isn't permitted under Islamic law unless he would become Muslim. 
 

May Allah grant you success 

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 9 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

If all other shar'i requirements are met, yes, she can marry that man.

The marriage proposal must take its normal procedure, primarily around the parents giving their consent and their blessings. This is the most important part. 

A second important step is to see the character traits of the person, their moral standards, their family, compatibility, etc.

A third step to take is seeking consultation and advice, trying to find out if this prospect marriage is a good idea, and the obstacles they might face. This is necessary for any case of marriage, Muslim born, or convert. 

Both of them should study this from all its angles, for the sake of making the right decision and having a successful marriage. 

With prayers for your success.  

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 11 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

Your late wife must have been a good lady for you to continue to remember her. Yes, of course you can do dua and pray for her forgiveness, as long as she was not hostile to Islam and she knew no better. 

With prayers for your success. 

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 12 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

Islam preaches inner and outer modesty, and as human beings, we feel more safe and secure when we are covered up. This is why all religions somehow promote covering up and not being exposed for onlookers to see. 

If a non-Muslim wishes to dress modestly, then of course that will benefit her. If she wishes to dress like a nun, or as Muslims, then that is also her choice, and it would not be considered as being 'inappropriate'. 

In the case of a Muslim woman, or non-Muslim, wanting to, for example, enter into a holy shrine, there is a requirement that she does wear an abayah/chador. It is not Islamically mandated, but just out of respect. 

And Allah knows best.

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Real Christians are those who follow the real teachings of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ gave the good news of the Messenger after him who is called Ahmad. Old bibles have this fact despite changes made many to hide it in other versions of bible.

Islam is the real message from God Almighty which is sent to all human beings. Jesus Christ wants people to follow the message of God. More details can found in many specialised websites. If she has specific questions she is welcome to write.

Wassalam.

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Abolfazl Sabouri, Abolfazl Sabouri is based in New Zealand and has an MA in Jurisprudence and Islamic Studies. He is a graduate of Elmiyeh seminary in Qom with more than 15 years of study and research where he has... Answered 1 year ago

Salam alaykom

Islam is the religion of mercy.

Islam teaches us that we are responsible to others. We must be kind to God's creatures. Whenever the Qur'an advises us to donate, it does not make it specific to Muslims.

Yes, if you have to choose between a poor believer and an infidel, it is preferable to help the believer.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 1 year ago

What evidence does she have that she saw Virgin Mary herself or what she imagined as Virgin Mary?

Many people think and imagine according to their thinking. We can not take their claim as reality.

'Wassalam.

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 1 year ago

Bismihi ta'ala
 

Temporary marriage can only be performed with a woman who is from Ahlul Kitab, i.e. she is either a Muslim, a Christian or a Jew. 

If she is of any other faith, or just believes in a supreme being, but does not follow any of the 3 Abrahamic religions, then you cannot do mut'ah with her.

And Allah knows best.