The Sunna

 
24.10.2013, Thursday

Forgiveness and Justice: Meditation on Some Hadith

The Prophet prayed for pardon for his people, and received the reply: ‘have forgiven them all but acts of oppression, for I shall exact recompense for the one who is wronged, from his oppressor.’

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The Sunna of Abraham: Sacrifice

The sacrifice, as a financial form of worship, has greater importance to the benefit of thecommunity and individuals

read more 11.10.2013, Friday

The Prophetic Tradition in Islam and its Role in Constructing a Religious Identity

Muhammad / The Sunna / Mustafa Macit Karagözoğlu

As is well known, Islam derives its principles from two main sources -its holy book, the Qur’an and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

read more 29.11.2012, Thursday

The Compass of Our Servanthood

Muhammad / The Sunna / Prof Mehmet Erkal

Holding the Sunna to different and scientific characterizations within itself is one thing, while viewing it as ‘the representation of a divine intervention,’ with regard to its basic function and structural unity is another more important and meaningful task.

read more 15.02.2012, Wednesday

Problems Caused by the Reductionist Approach in Understanding the Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Salih Karacabey, PhD

The sunnah (practices of the Prophet) is a basic source of Islam and has an important role and many implications in the daily life of the believer; as such, it is important that the many studies that have been carried out should be properly..

read more 30.03.2011, Wednesday

Human Rights in the Prophetic Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Asma Adnan Zarzour

This is the first and opening article to a series of articles investigating and highlighting the various issues of human rights in the Prophetic Sunnah: the life of Muhammad (pbuh), the last Prophet and the Messanger of Allah to all humans.

read more 05.01.2011, Wednesday

Understanding and Following the Sunna of the Prophet

Muhammad / The Sunna / Salahattin Polat, PhD

It is necessary to dwell upon the problem of understanding the sunnah in its true meaning, as there is some confusion about this term. We believe that such misunderstandings of the sunnah have a vital role not only in difficulties in following the sunnah, but also in the recent heated debate about the function and importance of sunnah in religion.

read more 05.03.2010, Friday

The Value Given to the Sunna of the Prophet by the Quran

Muhammad / The Sunna / Mevlüt Güngör, PhD

In the Qur'an, the basic source of Islam, Allah puts Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his sunnah (words and actions of the Prophet and actions of others that were approved by the Prophet) in a special place, equating obedience to the Prophet to obedience to Himself. (Al-Nisa 4/80).

read more 05.03.2010, Friday

The Authority of the Sunna

Muhammad / The Sunna / Necmettin Kızılkaya

This article provides a brief examination of the authority of the sunna, which comprises a fundamental part of understanding Islam. In order to understand its importance, the literal meaning of the sunna and its classification throughout Islamic history will be dealt with briefly.

read more 05.03.2010, Friday

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).”

read more 05.03.2010, Friday