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What would you say to a Muslim who rejects the sunnah?

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The sunnah refers to the teachings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad, which are considered an important source of guidance for Muslims. The sunnah is recorded in collections of hadiths (sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad), which have been carefully compiled and authenticated by scholars over the centuries.

  1. The sunnah is an integral part of Islam, as it helps Muslims to understand and follow the example of the Prophet Muhammad in their daily lives. The Qur'an itself advises Muslims to follow the Prophet Muhammad and obey his commands: "Obey Allah and obey the Messenger" (Qur'an 4:59).

  2. The sunnah provides guidance on a wide range of topics, including belief, worship, ethics, and social interactions. It helps Muslims to understand how to apply the principles of Islam in their daily lives and how to live in accordance with the will of Allah.

  3. Some Muslims may reject the sunnah due to a lack of understanding or knowledge about its importance and significance. It is important to seek knowledge and understanding of the Qur'an and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad in order to correctly understand and follow the sunnah. Others may reject it due to cultural or societal influences or due to personal preference or individual circumstances.

  4. The sunnah has been carefully preserved and transmitted by scholars over the centuries, and it has undergone a rigorous process of authentication and verification. There are many reliable sources of hadiths that are widely accepted by scholars and Muslims around the world including collections like Bukhari and Muslim.

  5. The sunnah is not in conflict with the Qur'an, but rather it helps to explain and clarify the principles and teachings of the Qur'an. The Qur'an and the sunnah are both sources of guidance for Muslims, and they should be studied and understood in conjunction with one another.

  6. The sunnah is not a rigid set of rules, but rather it is a source of guidance and inspiration for Muslims. It encourages Muslims to think critically and creatively about how to live in accordance with the teachings of Islam in their daily lives.

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