Bridging Hearts and Cultures: Embracing Interfaith Marriages in Islam

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Murshida Khatun
Md Amirul Islam
A. K. M Abdul Latif


This research aims to explore interfaith marriages in Islam, specifically focusing on embracing such unions within the context of Islamic teachings. By employing a qualitative methodology, including a literature review of Islamic texts, scholarly articles, and legal documents, diverse perspectives on the subject are gathered. The findings indicate that interfaith marriages are not explicitly prohibited in Islam, but certain guidelines and conditions are prescribed to ensure the preservation of faith and harmonious relationships. Islamic law recognizes the validity of marriages with Ahli al-Kitab, granting rights and responsibilities to both parties. This study suggests that Islam provides a framework for embracing interfaith marriages through respect, understanding, and open communication. It emphasizes the importance of nurturing love, compassion, and shared values to bridge hearts and cultures in these unions, fostering unity and mutual growth within diverse religious contexts. The research sheds light on the potential for interfaith marriages to thrive within Islamic principles, promoting coexistence and harmony.

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