Anti Sunnah Movement and it's Impact on the Muslim Ummah

Mohd, Zulkifli (2002) Anti Sunnah Movement and it's Impact on the Muslim Ummah. Panawira (M) Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur.

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This study is an attempt to observe the existence of anti-sunnah movement in the Islamic history. It tries to analyze the stand of anti-sunnah group, as well as their polemics aginst the authority and authenticity of sunnah. This study comprised five chapters. The first chapter provides a general overview ofthe study including a brief introduction, review or some literatures used in the study, scope of study, significance of the study and the methodology applied in completing the study. The second chapter contains the theoretical discussion of the concept of sunnah in Islam. In this chapter a deliberate attempt is made to develop a theoretical framework for the entire study. It gives a detail background of the concept of sunnah including the meaning of hadith and sunnah regarding the views of the muhaddithun, the usuliyyun and the fuqaha, and the categories of sunnah. This has been followed by the discussion of the authority of sunnah as legal source and its role in the relation to the Quran. Chapter three deals with the historical background of the anti-sunnah movement and its development in the Islamic era. The materials provided in this chapter constitute the background of anti-sunnah movement prevailed in the early centuries of Islamic history, particularly in the second century of hijrah. It also states the development of this movement in the following centuries, particularly in our recent century. Chapter four is taken up by a discussion of some materials relating to the stand of anti-sunnah movement. The central focus of this chapter is to give an exposure to the two eminent leaders of anti-sunnah movement in the recent century - regarding Rashad Khalifa of the United States of America and Kassim Ahmad of Malaysia. This chapter also provides an answer to the stand of anti-sunnah movement and its impact on the muslim ummah, particularly in Malaysia. This chapter also remarks a general summary and brief observation to the whole works of the study.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Sunnah, hadith, anti sunnah movement, muslim ummah
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies
Depositing User: Zulkifli Mohd
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 03:22
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2015 03:22

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