The Sunna

 

The Relationship Between Revelation and the Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Ayhan Tekineş, PhD

Imam Shafii said that those who do not accept the sunnah (practices and rules derived from the Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) habits and words) either reject the sunnah as a proof or reject the bindingness of the “al-khabar al-khassa (the genuine news).”

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The Wholeness of the Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

There is diversity among people in the world who have been called to Islam. It is normal that every segment has felt a need for a guide according to the demands of the time. For this reason, in order to meet all the needs..

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The Prophet's Behavior in Regard to its Bindingness

Muhammad / The Sunna / Hayrettin Karaman, PhD

If all of Prophet Muhammad’s words, actions and attitudes are based on revelation, then it must be said that they are binding. On the contrary, if a part of his behavior comes from his human nature or is based on opinion and ijtihad (independent reasoning), then his behavior should be examined and categorized.

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Some Conclusions regarding the Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Aynur Uraler, PhD

Many Quranic verses and hadiths show that the sunnah is directly connected to revelation, that its basis is revelation and that the Prophet got knowledge for the sunnah through revelation.

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Al-I'tisam : Devotion to Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Aynur Uraler, PhD

The term i'tisam with the meaning "devotion to the sunnah" implies that life itself should be organized in accordance with the sunnah. With this respect, Islam is practiced at a moderate level. It never possesses an excessive quality in relation to its meaning.

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