I heard that if a man reviles religion, his wife becomes divorced from him, and he has to repent, seek forgiveness and do a new marriage contract. How true is this?. Praise be to Allaah.Reviling religion is apostasy from Islam. The same applies to reviling the Qur’aan or the Messenger (blessings and peace of • Read More »
Tags: Ammaar Saeed, and he has to repent, and kufr (disbelief) after faith - we seek refuge with Allah. But it does not mean that the wife is divorced (talaaq); rather they should be separated without divorce. It cannot be divorce; rather she, and she cannot become permissible for him except with a new marriage contract. So it is better and more on the safe side to do a new marriage contract. This applies if the ‘iddah ended before he repen, and she remains haraam for him until he repents. If he repents and her ‘iddah has not yet ended, because the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) accepted the marriage contracts of men who became Muslim after their wives did, before the wives’ ‘iddahs ended. End quote., but it should be done with a new marriage contract, his wife becomes divorced from him, I heard that if a man reviles religion, If he repents after the ‘iddah has ended and he wants to (re)marry her, if he repents and turns back to Allah, Islam Question and Answer, Islamic Questions And Answers, IslamQA LIVE Online, IslamQA Online LIVE, Reviling religion is apostasy from Islam. The same applies to reviling the Qur’aan or the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him): it is apostasy from Islam, Ruling on the wife of one who reviles religion, seek forgiveness and do a new marriage contract. How true is this?., she becomes irrevocably divorced from him and becomes a non-mahram to him, she goes back to him without any need for anything, she goes back to him. But if her ‘iddah has ended and he has not repented, so as to be on the safe side and avoid an area concerning which the scholars differed. Some scholars think that she is permissible for him without a new marriage contract: if she chose him and did not, the majority say that when the ‘iddah ends, then she may marry whomever she wants. That is like a divorce but it is not a divorce (talaaq); rather it is like divorce because Allah has forbidden Muslim women for kaafir men.