Dating a muslim
It is permissible for a Muslim man to marry a Christian/Jewish woman strictly under these two conditions: Why is marriage allowed in only one direction? Likewise you are permitted to marry chaste believing women [Muslims] or chaste women among the people who were given the Scripture [Jews and Christians] . It may be true that Muhammad at first respected Judaism and Christianity, but he turned against them later on in his life, as seen in this article and this one.
Although Irshad's family isn't aganist her dating, they have taken things into their own hands.Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. "The only evidence that they had that the other person existed before their marriage night was simply a small black-and-white picture and the good wishes of a couple of relatives," he says.No matter how much we say that the “religion of Islam is on a killing spree,” most everyone agrees that there’s also a graciousness in the culture.Military service men and women who’ve done tours in Afghanistan are floored by the hospitality.Having tried the ‘marriage experiment’ once, I know that religion doesn’t play a role in the day-to-day, but culture definitely does. It’s not about whether the guy opens the door for you or whether he picks up the tab at dinner.
It’s about whether he even cares that you might hungry — or is he on a fast track to gratify his own needs?
For religious and cultural reasons these girls tend to be quite inaccessible to outsiders and often have their romantic and sexual choices restricted or simply made on their behalf.
A high proportion of Muslim girls, families, and communities take religious and cultural practices and rules seriously.
All points are generalizations only, based on the personal experiences of the author, who is not a Muslim.
As with any other religious group there is a high level of variation between individuals within that group.
These points should only be seen as tendencies to look out for and warnings of what to be prepared for, not as certainties.