The most important thing that arises out of your question is just how sensitive a thing it is for two people who are not of the same faith to marry.What seems to be a purely legal question about what is allowed and not allowed, raises much deeper questions about how you These issues need to be thought about very carefully, and you need to think about how you will live together as man and wife.After the marriage, there is a lot of fuss to show that the couple is actually married.finds you, the potential husband, to be an acceptable and suitable choice for the women, he will give his approval for the marriage to take place.This is not acceptable for a Muslim, and you, as a Muslim, cannot take an active part in a ceremony where these words are used to apply to you.(Being present in a church and observing the ceremony is one thing, but actively taking part and saying these words is quite different and it would not be allowed). Arlandson A Muslim man is allowed to marry a Christian woman, but a Christian man is not permitted to marry a Muslim woman. 427) This verse, as noted, says that Islam permits Muslim men to marry non-Muslim women who are Christians and Jews, but a Jewish or Christian man may not marry a Muslim woman.I remember hearing an interview on the radio with a Muslim, a few years ago. (In this article I will address only the Christian community.) What is the rationale behind the ruling?
Before the marriage, then, people are told that it is to take place.Imam Taj Hargey of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford is an exception.He has conducted marriage services for Muslim women without their Christian or Jewish partners converting.In the UK, 21,000 interfaith marriages were recorded in 2001.Although no new statistics on the issue have been released since then, imams in the UK told Al Jazeera that these figures have surged in recent years.