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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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).

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The Authority of the Sunna

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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.

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The Relationship Between Revelation and the Sunna

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Sunnah / 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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