A Muslim woman can marry a communist only if he believes that there is no other deity than God and Muhammed is God’s messenger. In other cases it is forbidden. This article answers this question in details.
The Centre of Research Excellence in Contemporary Fiqh Issues
The unanimity of Muslim scholars agrees that a Muslim woman is not allowed to marry a non- Muslim including those who follow Bahai’ism as it is creed concocted with elements from Buddhism and other religions.
Temporary marriage is a mit[ah marriage which is invalid according to religious texts and the unanimous agreement of Sunni Muslims.
Marriage is a contract that assumes a permanent relationship between the married couple. If the element of a specific duration is involved, it is rendered flawed. Although some scholars have other view on it.
Taking a gift from an unbeliever; An unbeliever’s gift to a Muslim; A gift from a non-Muslim.
It is perfectly permissible to offer gifts to unbelievers who are at peace with Muslims. But the permissibility excludes giving them gifts at their religious feats as this would be an approval for their unbelief.
There are different views on greeting unbelievers. Some consider it accepted to start by offering the greeting as a way to win their goodwill. Others only allow Muslims to reply the greeting and not to start it.
If a Muslim wants to marry a Christian woman who wishes to retain her faith and she takes him to her church where a priest will perform the marriage, Muslim scholars consider it as an invalid marriage.
If both parties are Muslims, or if the man is a Muslim and the woman belongs to a divine religion, they may have their marriage performed in an Islamic centre according to Islamic law
Documenting a civil marriage in non-Islamic courts is accepted in case it is to document and register the marriage contract in national courts. But, if it is to initiate marriage; there are different views on it
If a couple performs their marriage at an Islamic centre, they then could reconfirm it at the court. It is also recommended by scholars as a safeguard for both of them and to be recognized by national courts
Islam allows polygamy with a maximum of four wives, making it conditional on maintaining fairness between one’s wives.
Muslim scholars have different views when a man and a woman commit adultery and then wish to put their relationship on the right basis through marriage
If a Muslim man wants to marry a communist woman. Is it a lawful to do so? Communism is a creed of disbelief so it is unlawful for him to marry an unbeliever. This article explains the reason behind the prohibition.
A Muslim woman can’t get married to an apostate but if apostasy takes place after marriage; some scholars consider this marriage dissolved. Others see that she can wait until her waiting period is over.
In some situations a man divorces his wife to get some benefits and then reinstate their marriage. There are 2 views; the first considers such divorce effective. The other sees that it depends on man’s intention.
In Islam, a woman has the right to terminate her marriage, so that she can divorce her husband if she wants. This is perfectly acceptable according to the majority of scholars, of both olden and contemporary times.
Seeking divorce from an errant husband is a recurrent case that Islam has different views on it. If he thinks his sins are lawful then the marriage is dissolved. If not, she must be more patient and guide him.
When relations between man and wife are strained, a woman may seek a legal judgment in her case from the courts of the country in which she lives. Fiqh councils have different opinions on this subject.
Do Islamic centres have a judicial role?Is divorce ordered by an Islamic centre valid?