I would like to know why a woman is not allowed to marry a non-Muslim man while a Muslim man can marry a Jewish or Christian lady? In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.I find myself in a hard situation with a Muslim man I love.
I am not a Muslim woman though I have much respect for the faith.
For the past 9 months or so I have been dating a dear man from Libya who is here for school on a scholarship.
This Fatwa by Influential Islamic American Jurist: Marriage of Muslim Woman to Non-Muslim Man - Forbidden and Invalid A fatwa issued in August 2007 by the secretary-general of the Assembly of Muslim Jurists in America (AMJA), Dr.
Sheikh Salah Al-Sawy, states that marriage between a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man is forbidden and invalid, and that children born of such a union are illegitimate.
I am a secret to almost everyone he knows, and when he took me out to lunch at his favorite café he asked me not to hug him when I arrived, just shake hands.