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Anna Gomenyuk English 102 Research Project Proposal February 9, 2011 Interreligious marriages have increased in the United States. Larry D. Barnett states, “United States will continue to experience an increase in the number of interreligious dates and marriages” (192). These marriages can be difficult in many ways, but if two people are in love nothing can stop them. The film “David & Layla”, based on a true story, is a perfect example to show this. David is a Jew who fell in love with Layla, a Muslim refugee. Families did not approve of the spouses and because of the religious differences. David had to convert to Islam in order to marry Layla. The film shows the difficulties they faced. All religions have rules to follow when it comes to marriage. In this paper, the marriage between a Muslim and non-Muslim will be the main focus. From doing some research, it was found that Muslim men may marry non-Muslim women, as long as they are “People of the Book” and will convert. However, Muslim women may not marry non-
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ENGLISH 102 taught by Professor Misswhite during the Summer '08 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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