Developing a kind of relationship between a Muslim and a non-Muslim that does not go beyond selling and buying etc

Question 60: Calling Kaafirs (disbelievers) to Islam requires having relationships with them in order to pave the way for inviting them to Islaam. So, if a Kaafir invites me to dine with him and eat lawful food like cheese or fish or have a lawful drink like tea, is it permissible for me to accept the invitation knowing that the dishes or cups might have been used for serving pork or drinking alcohol?

Answer: There are many types of establishing relationships with other people. Relationships based on mutual affection, love and brotherhood between a Muslim and a Kaafir is prohibited… read more here.

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Fraternity between a Muslim and a non-Muslim

Question 59: Calling Kaafirs (disbelievers) to Islam requires having relationships with them in order to pave the way for inviting them to Islaam. So, if a Kaafir invites me to dine with him and eat lawful food like cheese or fish or have a lawful drink like tea, is it permissible for me to accept the invitation knowing that the dishes or cups might have been used for serving pork or drinking alcohol?

Answer: There are many types of establishing relationships with other people. Relationships based on mutual affection, love and brotherhood between a Muslim and a Kaafir is prohibited… read more here.