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I am christian. God allows me to be friends with anyone. Is it the same for muslims?

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edited Jul 17 '12 at 17:58 Al Ummat ♦ 131878 Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

yes muslims are allowed to have christian friends

answered 452 aisaal's gravatar image

yes we can take them as friends..........there is nothing forbidding us from this,,,,and may be by being close to them u can show them the best of all cases, they say god.

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Muslims can take Christians as friends provided such friendship does not pose a threat to Islam or lead Muslims to follow Christian ways or practices that Islam forbids or frowns upon

answered 202 halibra's gravatar image
 Jews and Idolaters can never be friends of Muslims. People who could be friend of Muslims are those who say that they are Christian. (Al-Quran 5:82).
answered 42616 MAK's gravatar image
edited Jul 19 '12 at 13:16

Yes and that verse of Quran brother mentioned doesn't apply in time of peace. That verse (Surat Al Imran (3) Ayah (verse) 28) was reveled in time of war where Christians and Jews had wage wars against Moslems. For those Christians that were fighting Moslems, friendship with them was disallowed. But if you read other verses of Quran, it refers kindly to people of the book specially Christians here is a translation of verse in Quran

"...and nearest among them in love to the believers will you find those who say, 'We are Christians,' because amongst these are men devoted to learning and men who have renounced the world, and they are not arrogant" (5:82).

Islam is common sense. If people respect you and your beliefs and are not waging wars against you or working against you, then friendship with them shouldn't harm.

answered 153 Alireza's gravatar image

they can be your friends of course, but they must not be your most trusted ones. you Muslim brothers or sisters should be your closest friends, but there is nothing wrong with having non-Muslim friends

answered 6914 ZMOHAMMED's gravatar image

Muslims and christians good and alike in nature can prove good friends. There is no prohibtion in Islam as such. Christians are the people of book as muslims do.

answered 0543145 UnknownUser's gravatar image

If you read the history of the prophet PBUH during medina period, the answer is very clear. The prophet PBUH, treated everyone equally and gave everyone full rights and fair treatment in all matters, he did not indulge in casting people out who did not follow his religion.

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yes muslims are allowled to friends with christins

answered 10 usman's gravatar image

always, all religion in this world are a friend. but someone maybe not thinking about like this, they just think their self and never care with the surround of there all. But iam as a moslem i very very support for christians and muslim if could related a very closed relationship. by: javaindo furniture

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