I have a confusion why is it allowed a muslim to marry with cristian without embrassing islam
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Dear brother i have a confusion why is it allowed a muslim to marry with cristian without embrassing islam and why it is not allowed a sunny muslim to marry with shia unless she doest not embrass islam ? However both cristian and shia have different beleifs from sunny muslims?
Please help me to clear this confusion...
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Dear and beloved brother in Islam, a marriage between a man/woman who call themselves a sunni-muslim and one who calls themselves a shia-muslim will be absolutely legal and valid in the Sight of Shariah.
Any person who professes belief in the Absolute Oneness of Allah and the appointment of Prophet Mohamed (saws) as the Last and Final Messenger of Allah will be regarded as a legal muslim in the Sight of Shariah, regardless of whether they chose to call themselves Shias, Sunnis, etc.; and provided the conditions of a nikaah are met, it would be absolutely lawful for the two to marry each other, if they choose to do so.
Although there might be a few differences in the beliefs of believers who call themselves Shias and Sunnis, the fact remains that both believe in the Oneness of Allah Subhanah and the appointment of Prophet Mohamed (saws) as the last and final Messenger of Allah; thus both will be considered as legal muslims in the Sight of Shariah Law. Provided all the conditions of nikaah are met, it would be absolutely legal and lawful for a Sunni and Shia muslim to marry each other, if they choose to do so.
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