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It attracted a diverse group—Christians diverse according to denomination (Catholic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist), Muslims according to ethnicity (Egyptian, Indian, Thai, American-Polish-Pakistani).
Yet all wrestled with the same concerns: different religious understandings of marriage (sacrament versus sacred contract, divine versus human institution), greater family involvement in mate selection and marriage, Islam’s proscription of dating, potential legal problems in countries with sharia (Islamic law) in force, greater cultural differences (and more difficulty distinguishing the religious from the cultural).
But many may not realize how prevalent it is among Catholics.
A study by Creighton University’s Center for Marriage and Family in 1999 indicates that today roughly 40 percent of all Catholics marry non-Catholics.
A polytheist woman would have to convert to Islam if she would want to get married to a Muslim man, according to Islamic principles.
(See verse below) Muslim women are forbidden from marrying non-Muslim men according to Islamic law.
Islamic marriage rules between Muslim men and non-Muslim women are regulated by Islamic principles.
They are not lawful (wives) for the Unbelievers, nor are the (Unbelievers) lawful (husbands) for them. In Lebanon for example there is no civil personal status law and marriages are performed according to the religion of the spouses.
But pay the Unbelievers what they have spent (on their dower), and there will be no blame on you if ye marry them on payment of their dower to them. There, Muslim women cannot marry non-Muslim men, whereas this is possible vice versa, In Tunisia since 16th September 2017, muslim women can lawfully marry any man of any faith, or of none.
Muslim women wishing to marry Christian men face the additional worry of potential ostracism from the faith community, for although Islam permits Muslim men to marry “people of the book” (Christians and Jews), Muslim women marry only within the faith.
February’s conference, jointly planned by Christian and Muslim organizations in Chicago, was an attempt to meet the pastoral needs of these couples.