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Learn About Hadith and Its Methodology

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Unlock the treasures of hadith literature, enriching your understanding of Islam’s core teachings. Join us on a profound educational journey!

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About The Course

It is a comprehensive journey through the rich landscape of Hadith studies. This course is designed to help you understand Hadith literature—the recorded sayings, actions, and approvals of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), which, alongside the Quran, forms the cornerstone of Islamic knowledge and practice.

Course Instructor

Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Yahya Noori

Professor of Microbiology and Director Digital Learning at Dow University of Health Sciences. Certified religious scholar and has completed his 8 years of “Shahadat ul Alamia’ from “Wifaq ul Madaris ul Arabia’ and an MA in Islamic Studies from Karachi University along with being a Faculty member at Hidayah Academy and Al-Furqan Institute in Karachi PhD in Infection and Immunity from the University of Glasgow, UK in 2013. He also holds an MBA in Marketing and an MSc in Organizational Psychology. Master of Health Professionals Education (MHPE) from The Aga Khan University.

AT A GLANCE

1 Class in a Week

Duration : 4 Months

To be announced soon

Video Recordings Available

Digital Certificate

Course Fee

Course fee: USD 199.99 Introductory Price USD 89.99

Modules

1. Foundations of Islamic Knowledge and etiquette of seeking it

  • Virtues of seeking knowledge in Islam.
  • The significance of intention in acquiring knowledge.
  • Linking knowledge with practical application in daily life.

2. The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) and the Role of Hadith

  • Understanding the mission and purpose of prophethood.
  • The Prophet’s (ﷺ) pivotal role in a Muslim’s life.
  • The importance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and practice.

3. Hadith Collection Methodologies

  • Initial efforts in Hadith collection and the role of oral tradition.
  • Historical journey through the compilation of Hadith.
  • Insight into the lives and methodologies of key Hadith compilers.

4. Exploring Major Hadith Collections - Part 1

  • An introduction to the Sihah Sitta, the six most authentic collections.
  • Detailed study of the methodologies employed by Al-Bukhari and Muslim.

5. Exploring Major Hadith Collections - Part 2

  • Examination of additional significant Hadith collections and their authors.
  • Comparative analysis of compilation methodologies and criteria.

6. Foundations of Hadith Studies

  • Introduction to Hadith terminology and science (Mustalah al-Hadith).
  • Overview of the various types of Hadith literature.
  • Key terms and concepts in Hadith studies.
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7. Classifying Hadith - Part 1

  • Understanding the criteria for Hadith classification.
  • Study of classification of Khabar: Mutawatir and Ahaad
  • Types of Mutawatir.
  • Mashhoor, Azeez, and Ghareeb.
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8. Classifying Hadith - Part 2

  • In-depth discussion on the classification of accepted Hadith (Maqbool) and its types.

9. Classifying Hadith - Detailed Analysis-Part 3, 4 & 5

  • Understanding the criteria for Hadith classification.
  • Study of classification of Khabar: Mutawatir and Ahaad
  • Types of Mutawatir.
  • Mashhoor, Azeez, and Ghareeb.

10. Classifying Hadith- Part 6

  • Examination of Hadith Qudsi, Marfoo, Moqoof, and Maqtoo.
  • An overview of the unique nature and implications of Hadith Qudsi.

11. Classification Considerations about Hadith Maqbool and Mardood

  • Further considerations in the classification of Hadith Maqbool and Mardood.

12. Principles of Hadith Narration

  • Introduction to the concepts of Isnad (chain of transmission) and Matn (text).
  • The significance of Sanad in authenticating Hadith.
  • Basics of narrator criticism (Ilm al-Rijal) and criteria for evaluating narrators
  • Detailed examination of the levels of narrators as per the science of Jarh wa Tadeel.

13. Understanding Hadith Narrators

  • Analysis of different groups of narrators, including their interactions and the relationships among them.
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14. Practical Application of Hadith in the Islamic Society

  • Examples demonstrating the impact of Hadith on daily practices and rituals.

15. Using Hadith to develop a strategic vision for ourselves and the community.

  • A 5-hour long workshop to be registered for separately (with discounted price for the participants of the course)

Module

1. Foundations of Islamic Knowledge and etiquette of seeking it

  • Virtues of seeking knowledge in Islam.
  • The significance of intention in acquiring knowledge.
  • Linking knowledge with practical application in daily life.
  •  

2. The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) and the Role of Hadith​

  • Understanding the mission and purpose of prophethood.
  • The Prophet’s (ﷺ) pivotal role in a Muslim’s life.
  • The importance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and practice.

3. Hadith Collection Methodologies

  • Initial efforts in Hadith collection and the role of oral tradition.
  • Historical journey through the compilation of Hadith.
  • Insight into the lives and methodologies of key Hadith compilers.

4. Exploring Major Hadith Collections - Part 1

  • An introduction to the Sihah Sitta, the six most authentic collections.
  • Detailed study of the methodologies employed by Al-Bukhari and Muslim.

5. Exploring Major Hadith Collections - Part 2

  • Examination of additional significant Hadith collections and their authors.
  • Comparative analysis of compilation methodologies and criteria.

6. Foundations of Hadith Studies

  • Introduction to Hadith terminology and science (Mustalah al-Hadith).
  • Overview of the various types of Hadith literature.
  • Key terms and concepts in Hadith studies.
  •  

7. Classifying Hadith - Part 1

  • Understanding the criteria for Hadith classification.
  • Study of classification of Khabar: Mutawatir and Ahaad
  • Types of Mutawatir.
  • Mashhoor, Azeez, and Ghareeb.
  •  

8. Classifying Hadith - Part 2

  • In-depth discussion on the classification of accepted Hadith (Maqbool) and its types.

9. Classifying Hadith - Detailed Analysis-Part 3, 4 & 5

  • Understanding the criteria for Hadith classification.
  • Study of classification of Khabar: Mutawatir and Ahaad
  • Types of Mutawatir.
  • Mashhoor, Azeez, and Ghareeb.

10. Classifying Hadith- Part 6

  • Examination of Hadith Qudsi, Marfoo, Moqoof, and Maqtoo.
  • An overview of the unique nature and implications of Hadith Qudsi.

11. Classification Considerations about Hadith Maqbool and Mardood

  • Further considerations in the classification of Hadith Maqbool and Mardood.

12. Principles of Hadith Narration

  • Introduction to the concepts of Isnad (chain of transmission) and Matn (text).
  • The significance of Sanad in authenticating Hadith.
  • Basics of narrator criticism (Ilm al-Rijal) and criteria for evaluating narrators
  • Detailed examination of the levels of narrators as per the science of Jarh wa Tadeel.

13. Understanding Hadith Narrators

  • Analysis of different groups of narrators, including their interactions and the relationships among them.
  •  

14. Practical Application of Hadith in the Islamic Society

  • Examples demonstrating the impact of Hadith on daily practices and rituals.

15. Using Hadith to develop a strategic vision for ourselves and the community.

  • A 5-hour long workshop to be registered for separately (with discounted price for the participants of the course)

Course Overview

Over the next 17 weeks, we will dive into the Hadith collection. We’ll learn how Islamic scholars carefully gathered these narrations and ensured they were authentic, which will help us in our everyday lives. We’ll also explore how the Hadith literature was put together, from its beginnings to how scholars sorted and classified the Hadith.

Course Overview

Over the next 17 weeks, we will dive into the Hadith collection. We’ll learn how Islamic scholars carefully gathered these narrations and ensured they were authentic, which will help us in our everyday lives. We’ll also explore how the Hadith literature was put together, from its beginnings to how scholars sorted and classified the Hadith.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of Islamic knowledge, including the virtues of seeking knowledge and its practical application in daily life.
  • Develop a profound insight into the pivotal role of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) in Islam and the significance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and practice.
  • Acquire knowledge of the methodologies involved in the collection and compilation of Hadith, exploring major collections and their authors.
  • Master the principles and techniques of Hadith classification, narration, and application, enabling the strategic use of Hadith in personal and community development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the Significance of Hadith: Grasp the importance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and its relationship with the Quran.
  • Appreciate Historical Compilation Efforts: Acknowledge the early efforts in Hadith collection and the transition from oral to written form.
  • Identify Major Hadith Collections: Recognize the major Hadith compilations and understand the unique methodology of their compilers.
  • Navigate Hadith Classification: Understand the criteria for classifying Hadith into categories such as Sahih, Hasan, Da’if, and Mawdu’.
  • Apply Hadith in their lives: Comprehend the role of Hadith in deriving Muslim society and in their personal development.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of Islamic knowledge, including the virtues of seeking knowledge and its practical application in daily life.
  • Develop a profound insight into the pivotal role of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) in Islam and the significance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and practice.
  • Acquire knowledge of the methodologies involved in the collection and compilation of Hadith, exploring major collections and their authors.
  • Master the principles and techniques of Hadith classification, narration, and application, enabling the strategic use of Hadith in personal and community development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the Significance of Hadith: Grasp the importance of Hadith in Islamic teachings and its relationship with the Quran.
  • Appreciate Historical Compilation Efforts: Acknowledge the early efforts in Hadith collection and the transition from oral to written form.
  • Identify Major Hadith Collections: Recognize the major Hadith compilations and understand the unique methodology of their compilers.
  • Navigate Hadith Classification: Understand the criteria for classifying Hadith into categories such as Sahih, Hasan, Da’if, and Mawdu’.
  • Apply Hadith in their lives: Comprehend the role of Hadith in deriving Muslim society and in their personal development.

Who Can Join?

Open for all Muslims

This program is all about exploring the Hadith collection. Over 17 weeks, you’ll learn how Islamic scholars carefully authenticate these narrations. From understanding how Hadith literature was compiled historically to sorting them into different categories, you’ll gain a deep insight into this important aspect of Islamic tradition. Join us and see how this knowledge can make a difference in your daily life.

Who Can Join?

Open for all Muslims

This program is all about exploring the Hadith collection. Over 17 weeks, you’ll learn how Islamic scholars carefully authenticate these narrations. From understanding how Hadith literature was compiled historically to sorting them into different categories, you’ll gain a deep insight into this important aspect of Islamic tradition. Join us and see how this knowledge can make a difference in your daily life.

Top Benefits

  • Live Interactive Sessions: Engage in real-time discussions and activities with experienced instructors.
  • Pre-recorded Videos: Access course content at your convenience for flexible learning.
  • Comprehensive Course Material: Utilize presentations, reading materials, and online activities to enhance your understanding.
  • Direct Interaction with Lecturers: Have your questions and doubts answered by knowledgeable lecturers.
  • Dedicated Academic Support: Receive assistance from our committed support team whenever needed.

Top Benefits

  • Live Interactive Sessions: Engage in real-time discussions and activities with experienced instructors.
  • Pre-recorded Videos: Access course content at your convenience for flexible learning.
  • Comprehensive Course Material: Utilize presentations, reading materials, and online activities to enhance your understanding.
  • Direct Interaction with Lecturers: Have your questions and doubts answered by knowledgeable lecturers.
  • Dedicated Academic Support: Receive assistance from our committed support team whenever needed.

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Following successful course completion, you will be eligible to receive your digital certificate of achievement. To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

Completion of All Course Modules: Full engagement with all designated course materials, including readings, assignments, and assessments, is mandatory.

Attainment of the Minimum Passing Threshold: A minimum grade of 40% is required to qualify for the certificate of achievement.

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Introduction to Hadith