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Can I Marry A Non-Muslim Man

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Episode Notes

Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed explains.

Marriage is half of every person’s Deen. Our Prophet (PBUH) encouraged everyone to get married when he/she is able to.
Nowadays, there some sister who find it difficult to find a Muslim man to marry. Yet, there are several non-Muslim men who are ready to marry these sisters.
Why is it not permissible to marry a non-Muslim man? Why is the reason behind this?

Episode Transcript

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A man wants to marry me while a non Muslim man continues to profess his love for me, why can't I marry anonymous?

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The thing about love is that Allah subhanaw taala is alwah dude. Now when you study this attribute of Allah, you find that it means Allah is the source of love. Now, if we understand Allah as we understand that any pure love must be sourced in Allah subhanaw taala. And if that, if that emotion is not sourced in Allah subhanaw taala if Allah is not the basis of that emotion, then in fact, it is not pure love. And that's because a law is the source of pure love. So if there is an emotion that one has, that has nothing to do with Allah, that in fact is not based in Allah, but isn't based in other things based in maybe you know, physical attraction or based in lust or based in ego or

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based in neffs, any type of things, then you know, that that is not pure love, because all pure love must be based in God, Allah is and whether it allows the source of all true love. So if you have a relationship that is not based on Allah subhanaw taala then in fact that relationship is not based in pure love, pure love must be based in Allah subhanaw taala and that is the reason why you want to search for a relationship based in the love of God, based in the love of Allah subhanaw taala for it to be pure and for it to be true because Allah is