Does Islam Really Forbid Interfaith Marriages?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong The Quran doesn't actually prohibit women from marrying anyone of other faiths. The only ayah from the Quran that can be used to back up what is in many communities the traditional position on interfaith marriages is 2:221, but that only says not to marry off “your women” to “mushrikeen”, i.e.…Read more Does Islam Really Forbid Interfaith Marriages?

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Be aware of the ‘Us and Them’ attitude.

Many people will have come across an attitude among some Muslims that, when they meet a nice person they wish that person was a Muslim, pray for them to convert to Islam, and feel sad if this doesn't happen. Some of these people seem unable to accept a kind person for who they are, if…Read more Be aware of the ‘Us and Them’ attitude.