Cast / community difference while Christian sister marrying Muslim man
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
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One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
Am a Christian am in love with a Muslim ..he loves me endlessly ... We both love each other so much that we don't know how to live apart from each other... However marriage seems impossible because of religion... I am happily willing to convert to be a Muslim inshallah ....but yet his family looks for the same cast as his which I will not have even if I convert...how am I to convince them to accept me after converting... Please help me I feel so helpless..,i love him so much but why does a cast have to keep us away.. Has subahnallah said anything about cast in the Quran.. I would love to know...please reply me as soon as possible...Salem waleikum....
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If one reverts to Islam then there is no restriction whatsoever in marrying. The restriction applies only when one marries a pagan. A Muslim man is permitted to marry the people of the Book (Christians and Jews) even if they do not revert to Islam.
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