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The Conditions for a Male Islamic Teacher of Muslim Girls

[Q]: Our teacher, it has been narrated that you have deemed it permissible for a man to teach Islam to girls without a covering veil that separates them—with the prerequisite that this man is married, religiously devoted and god-conscious. We seek that you may provide us with evidence for this stance from the Book of Allāh and the Sunnah. Did any of our pious predecessors (رضي الله عنهم) engage in this act? [A]: Our predecessor in this is the Messenger of Allāh (صلى الله عليه وسلم). He used to specify a particular day which he would dedicate to teaching the womenfolk their religion. We do not...

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