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Re: Muslim women can marry non-Muslims
By:Tahir Canada
Date: Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:52 pm
In Response To: Re: Muslim women can marry non-Muslims (Iftekhar Hai, CA)

Quraan makes distinction between mushrikeen and People of Book2:105

مَّا يَوَدُّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ مِنۡ أَهۡلِ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبِ وَلَا ٱلۡمُشۡرِكِينَ أَن يُنَزَّلَ عَلَيۡڪُم مِّنۡ خَيۡرٍ۬ مِّن رَّبِّڪُمۡ‌ۗ وَٱللَّهُ يَخۡتَصُّ بِرَحۡمَتِهِۦ مَن يَشَآءُ‌ۚ وَٱللَّهُ ذُو ٱلۡفَضۡلِ ٱلۡعَظِيمِ

Neither the deniers from among the People of the Book nor the idolaters wish
that any good thing should be bestowed upon you from your Lord. But God
chooses for His grace (of Revelation) whom He wills. God is the Lord of
infinite bounty. [3:70- 71, 16:30]

5:5 allows nikah with muhsanat from People of Book and not the otherwise. So men of People of Book are not permissible for nikah for believing women.

ٱلۡيَوۡمَ أُحِلَّ لَكُمُ ٱلطَّيِّبَـٰتُ‌ۖ وَطَعَامُ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ حِلٌّ۬ لَّكُمۡ وَطَعَامُكُمۡ حِلٌّ۬ لَّهُمۡ‌ۖ وَٱلۡمُحۡصَنَـٰتُ مِنَ ٱلۡمُؤۡمِنَـٰتِ وَٱلۡمُحۡصَنَـٰتُ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡكِتَـٰبَ مِن قَبۡلِكُمۡ إِذَآ ءَاتَيۡتُمُوهُنَّ أُجُورَهُنَّ مُحۡصِنِينَ غَيۡرَ مُسَـٰفِحِينَ وَلَا مُتَّخِذِىٓ أَخۡدَانٍ۬‌ۗ وَمَن يَكۡفُرۡ بِٱلۡإِيمَـٰنِ فَقَدۡ حَبِطَ عَمَلُهُ ۥ وَهُوَ فِى ٱلۡأَخِرَةِ مِنَ ٱلۡخَـٰسِرِينَ

This Day, all good and wholesome things of your choice are made lawful for you.
The food of those who were given the Scripture is lawful for you and your food
is lawful for them. And so are the virtuous, chaste women of the believers
and the virtuous, chaste women of those who were given the Scripture before
you. But you must give them their marriage portions of wealth and property,
and live with them in honor, not in fornication, nor as secret lovers. Anyone
who rejects belief, all his work is in vain and he will be among the losers in
the Hereafter.

4:171
tells us that People of Book used to say "Three" at the time of revelation of Quraan but Quraan still mentions mushrikeen seperate from People of Book.

يَـٰٓأَهۡلَ ٱلۡڪِتَـٰبِ لَا تَغۡلُواْ فِى دِينِڪُمۡ وَلَا تَقُولُواْ عَلَى ٱللَّهِ إِلَّا ٱلۡحَقَّ‌ۚ إِنَّمَا ٱلۡمَسِيحُ عِيسَى ٱبۡنُ مَرۡيَمَ رَسُولُ ٱللَّهِ وَڪَلِمَتُهُ ۥۤ أَلۡقَٮٰهَآ إِلَىٰ مَرۡيَمَ وَرُوحٌ۬ مِّنۡهُ‌ۖ فَـَٔامِنُواْ بِٱللَّهِ وَرُسُلِهِۦ‌ۖ وَلَا تَقُولُواْ ثَلَـٰثَةٌ‌ۚ ٱنتَهُواْ خَيۡرً۬ا لَّڪُمۡ‌ۚ إِنَّمَا ٱللَّهُ إِلَـٰهٌ۬ وَٲحِدٌ۬‌ۖ سُبۡحَـٰنَهُ ۥۤ أَن يَكُونَ لَهُ ۥ وَلَدٌ۬‌ۘ لَّهُ ۥ مَا فِى ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَمَا فِى ٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۗ وَكَفَىٰ بِٱللَّهِ وَڪِيلاً۬

O People of the Scripture! Do not exaggerate in your religion. Say nothing about
God except the truth. The Messiah Jesus son of Mary was a Messenger of
God, the fulfillment of His Word to Mary, created according to the laws of
creation and given free will from the Divine Energy (like all human beings
15:29, 32:7-9, 38:72). Believe in God and His Messengers, and say not:
'Three'. Cease! It is for your own good. God is but One God. Far removed
it is from His Supreme Majesty that He should have a son. Everything in
the Highs and everything in the Lows belongs to Him. God is enough as a
Trustee (of the Universe). [2:255]

2:221 clearly commands not have nikah with mushrikeen. So not question of marrying a mushrik.

وَلَا تَنكِحُواْ ٱلۡمُشۡرِكَـٰتِ حَتَّىٰ يُؤۡمِنَّ‌ۚ وَلَأَمَةٌ۬ مُّؤۡمِنَةٌ خَيۡرٌ۬ مِّن مُّشۡرِكَةٍ۬ وَلَوۡ أَعۡجَبَتۡكُمۡ‌ۗ وَلَا تُنكِحُواْ ٱلۡمُشۡرِكِينَ حَتَّىٰ يُؤۡمِنُواْ‌ۚ وَلَعَبۡدٌ۬ مُّؤۡمِنٌ خَيۡرٌ۬ مِّن مُّشۡرِكٍ۬ وَلَوۡ أَعۡجَبَكُمۡ‌ۗ أُوْلَـٰٓٮِٕكَ يَدۡعُونَ إِلَى ٱلنَّارِ‌ۖ وَٱللَّهُ يَدۡعُوٓاْ إِلَى ٱلۡجَنَّةِ وَٱلۡمَغۡفِرَةِ بِإِذۡنِهِۦ‌ۖ وَيُبَيِّنُ ءَايَـٰتِهِۦ لِلنَّاسِ لَعَلَّهُمۡ يَتَذَكَّرُونَ

(Establishment of an ideal social system begins with the family. For a successful
family life, uniformity of ideology is crucial. Therefore, O believing men!) Do
not wed Mushrikas till they acknowledge the truth. A believing maid of God is
better than a Mushrikah even though she may seem attractive to you. And do
not establish marital bonds with Mushriks till they acknowledge the truth. A
believing servant of God is better than a Mushrik even though he may enchant
you. They invite to the fire, while God invites by His grace to the Garden
and His protecting forgiveness. He expounds His Messages for mankind to
ponder and take them to heart. [Mushrik = Idol worshiper or idolater =
One who ascribes partners to God = Who ascribes divinity besides Him =
Who associates others with Him = Who invents or acknowledges authorities
parallel to Him = Sets up idols in any form = Who side- lines Divine Revelation
in favor of manmade books or themes = Who worships his desires = Hero
47
worshiper = A sectarian = Whoever hopes for any dead humans or saints to
help him = Ancestor worshiper = Who ascribes children to God = A believer
in intercession by angels or humans = Who seeks Divine Guidance outside the
Final Revelation = A subscriber or claimant to mysticism or clairvoyance =
Who believes in created beings having Divine Powers = Accepts ultimate lawgivers
other than God = Prostrates before tyrants or 'holy' men. Mushrikah
= A Mushrik woman. Shirk 10:18, 17:111, 25:2, 18:26, 40:12, 18:38, 18:42,
18:110, 24:55, 30:31-32, 10:66, 6:14, 6:40-41, 9:31]

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Iftekhar Hai, CA -- Monday, 18 September 2017, 4:24 pm
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M. Asghar, Bangladesh -- Monday, 18 September 2017, 4:33 pm
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jawaid ahmed,uk -- Monday, 18 September 2017, 5:33 pm
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Iftekhar Hai, CA -- Monday, 18 September 2017, 6:05 pm
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jawaid ahmed,uk -- Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:55 am
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Tahir Canada -- Monday, 18 September 2017, 10:52 pm