Role of Tradition

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Lesson

Many Muslims consider the Hadith an important source of information for guidance in how to live their lives.

Outline

Role of Tradition in Islam

 

I.  Great Qur'anic Passage # 9: Surah 2:151 “The Cow”

 

II.  Hadith as a Source of Islamic Revelation

A.  Sunna

B.  Hadith

1.  Hadith Qudsi - “Sacred Hadith”

2.  Hadith Sharif - “Noble Hadith”

 

III.  Development of Isnad

A.  Sahih

B.  Hasan

C.  Da’if

 

IV.  Categorization of Sahih and Hasan

A.  What Muhammad did (sunnat-el-fa’il)

B.  What Muhammad commanded (sunnat-el-kaul)

C.  What Muhammad allowed (sunnat et-takrir)

Duration

28 min