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As the interview began, the host asked the Muslim guest whether he was married. The radio host pressed home the point, saying that the guest’s first statement was a little misleading, wasn’t it? Then, if I recall correctly, the radio host sensed his guest’s unease and changed the subject. Beyond any doubt, Islam is patriarchal, so a Muslim man must have final control in the relationship.He replied that Islam is so open and tolerant that he is married to a Christian. However, the quick-minded interviewer asked him if Islam allows a Jewish man or a Christian man to marry a Muslim woman. This short article from a Muslim website, representing many others, says about religiously mixed marriages: It is not permissible for a Muslim woman to marry a non-Muslim man. For example, Sura says that a husband may hit his wife, but no verse in the Quran says a wife may hit her husband—as if domestic violence in any form is acceptable.Educated at Royal Holloway University of London and City University, she holds degrees in Media Arts and TV Current Affairs Journalism.

Occasionally both Muslims and Christians feel pressure to convert to another's faith in order to avoid fallouts and ostracism.

The new guidelines by the Christian-Muslim forum reinforce the need for religious leaders to accept inter-faith marriages and warn that no one should ever feel forced to convert.

Instead seeking partners for themselves, who are an intellectual, financial and social equal.

Radically, challenging their boundaries has meant that growing numbers are choosing to marry out their faith.

She had arrived at the platform an hour earlier than me and she was due to travel on an earlier train.

The sun was shining, and she decided to spend an hour basking in its rays and catch a later train – the train on which we met.

Christian pastors and Muslim imams have come together to draw up guidelines detailing advice on how to deal with inter-faith marriages.

Although marrying between faiths is entirely legal in Britain, couples often face resistance and hostility, both from family members and religious leaders.

Rudabah Abbass is a freelance writer and producer based in Doha and London.

Prior to joining Al Jazeera English, she was a producer for Channel 4 News and CNN. Her work focuses on arts and cultural issues and she has contributed articles to arts magazines in the Far East.

You, our perfect black-haired little baby girl, were even more of a miracle than most babies because you only exist because of great luck and fortune and because the sun was shining one afternoon, three summers before you were born. It was early June 2008, the last Sunday of the Hay Festival, and I was returning home to London.

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