A person with a little knowledge who fears for their life undertaking preaching

Question 23: What is the duty of some Imaams who are not well versed in religious knowledge; can they teach and explain the creed of Ahl-ul-Sunnah wal-Jamaa`ah (adherents to the Sunnah and the Muslim mainstream) against that of heretics? Can they move from one place to another to explain the true essence of Tawheed (Monotheism) and refute the falsehood of those who associate others with Allaah in Divinity or worship, like those who seek blessings from the graves and the like even if such preachers may be exposed to danger? Or are such efforts confined to scholars?

Answer: It is not permissible for anyone other than those who are well versed in religious knowledge to practice Da`wah and teaching… read more here.

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