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Mutahhari’s Replies to 5 Critiques on ‘The Issue of Hijab’

Text, page 382 Does Islam advocate women behind the veil, just as the word ḥijāb means “covering”? Or, does Islam advocate woman to cover her body in front of a stranger man without forcing her not to attend a gathering? And concerning the second case, what is the extent of the covering? Should the face and two hands up to the wrist be covered as well? Or, is it that the head and the two arms must be covered while
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He Whose Crime was Justice

BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪMAL-HAMDULILLĀH, AL-HAMDULILLĀHIL-LADHĪ QĀL:LAQAD ARSALNĀ RUSULANĀ BIL-BAYYINĀTI WA ANZALNĀ MA‘AHUMUL-KITĀBA WAL-MIZĀNA LIYAQUMAN-NĀSU BIL-QIST [Translation:In the Name of God, the All-beneficent, the All-mercifulAll Praise is due to God; all Praise is due to God who said: “Certainly We sent Our apostles with manifest proofs, and We sent down with them the Book and the Balance, so that mankind may maintain justice.” (Sūrat al-Ḥadīd 57:25)] Esteemed anthropologists, respected scholars, fellow students, dear friends, and my distinguished co-panelists – Salāmun ‘alaykum and
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