Gradual communication of the teachings of Islaam

Question 16:  Has the gradual communication of the Islamic legislation ended by the completion of delivering the Message? Is it permissible for a Daa`ee (caller to Islaam) to tell a new Muslim about the commands and the prohibitions of Islaam gradually, so that they are not shocked?

Answer: It is permissible to convey the Message of Islaam to others gradually, acting upon the Hadeeth of Mu`aad when he was sent by the Prophet (peace be upon him) to Yemen. The Six Hadeeth Compilers (Al-Bukhaaree, Muslim, ‘Aboo Daawood, Al-Tirmidee, Al-Nasaa’ee, and Ibn Maajah) reported from Ibn `Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with them both) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) told Mu`aad ibn Jabal when he sent him to Yemen… read more here.

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Calling people to Allaah in cafes and clubs

Question 15: Some people go to cafes and clubs on the pretext of calling people to Allaah. Is it Islaamically permissible to go to places where vice reigns, with the intention of spreading Islaamic teachings among people who are obviously reluctant to abide by them?

Answer: In this case, if it is likely that there will be a good response on the part of the attendants, one should sit with them to guide them to the truth and advise them. Doing so fulfills the duty of conveying the Message of Islaam and thus, leaving them no excuse of ignorance… read more here.

What are the means for a Da`wah to become successful ?

Question 14: What are the means for a Da`wah (calling to Islaam) to become successful and from where should they be deduced? What are the essential characteristics of a Da`ee (caller to Islaam)? We hope that you will mention some of the important books in this field.

Answer: First, the successful Da`wah is the one that is accompanied by knowledge of Sharee`ah (Islaamic law) and deep insight, for Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

Advice for someone who aspires to become a Daa`ee

Question 13: I am hoping that Allaah will help me become a Daa`ee (caller to Islaam), what is your advice to me?

Answer: We hope that Allaah will make your wish come true. We advise you to learn, act upon what you learn and invite others to learn in the best of manners, while holding good intentions and patiently enduring any harm that may befall you… read more here.