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Structure of Qur'an

114 Chapters (Suras)
Many verses (Aya) in each

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Meccan Suras

Monotheistic Principles
Resurrection
Life After Death

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Medinan Surras

Contain legislative and social issues

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Collection of the Qur'an

Collection began under Abu Bakr, continued under Umar. Canonized under Uthman.

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Meaning of Sunna

Custom of the past

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Meaning of Hadith

news, report

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5 Types of Hadith

Ethical, Prescriptive, Instructional, Exegetical, Descriptive

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Isnad

Chain of transmission that led to the writing of the hadith.

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Matn

The content of the hadith

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Athar

Hadith that simply provided a mean of transmitting reports and historical anecdotes.

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5 Hadith Collections

1. Sira (biography of Muhammad)
2. Legal literature
3. Occasions of revelation
4. Awa'il literature (bio of early scholars)
5. Qudsi

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Qudsi

A form of revelation from God, but not the exact words.

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Sahih

Good quality hadith

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Dhaif

Poor quality hadith

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Shi'i Hadith Collections

They only accept hadith from Ali's descendents.

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Mujtahid/Fuqaha

Muslim jurist

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Qadi

A judge