Key Concepts in Islamic Studies


Explore fundamental concepts in Islamic Studies, including the gradual revelation of the Quran, the role of Angel Jibril, the benefits of diacritical marks in Quranic recitation, the teachings of Surah Asr, and the vices highlighted in Surah Hujra’t. Gain insights into the core principles and practices of Islam.

Revelation of the Quran and the Role of Angel Jibril:

  • Gradual revelation of the Quran
  • Strengthening the heart, easy memorization, understanding, and writing
  • Angel Jibril’s role in delivering and teaching the Quran to the Prophet
  • Arranging chapters, interpretation, and preservation of the Quran

Benefits of Diacritical Marks in the Quran:

  • Enhancing correct reading and understanding
  • Facilitating Quranic teaching and reading
  • Clear message and distinction between Arabic letters
  • Developing interest in Quranic recitation

Teaching of Surah Asr and Vices in Surah Hujra’t:

  • The importance of time and good deeds in Surah Asr
  • Vices such as disobedience, disrespect, backbiting in Surah Hujra’t

Features of Madani Surahs:

  • Revealed after Hijrah
  • Longer and more detailed chapters
  • Covering acts of worship, social, moral, and economic matters

Effects of Envy in Society:

  • Hatred, fights, disunity, and negative thoughts
  • Gossip, insults, and backbiting

Rules Formulated by Imam Bukhari for Hadith Collection:

  • Offering prayers and extensive travel
  • Collecting Hadith from scholars and transmitters
  • Ensuring compatibility with the Quran

Themes in Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik:

  • Acts of worship, relationships, economic and moral matters

Ahka’m Shariah for Mukallaf:

  • Fardh, Wa’jib, Halal, Haram, Sunnah, Swahih, Baathil, Makruh, Mubah

Contribution of Imam Ahmed in Fiqh:

  • Writing Musnad, teaching, producing scholars
  • Propagating Islam, opposing Bidah
  • Establishing Hambali Madh-hab

Rights of Other People:

  • Right to life, respect, expression, movement, worship, property, justice

Importance of Shahadah:

  • Pillar of Islam, part of Adhan, Tashaahood, and Dua
  • Expression of Tawheed, renewal of faith, entry to paradise

Three Types of Shirk:

  • Shirk Akbar (major), Shirk Asghar (minor), Shirk Khafiy (hidden)

Qualities of Shiah Imams:

  • Ma’sum, intelligent, wise, knowledgeable, brave, just, and generous

Stages of Qiyamah after the Second Trumpet:

  • Resurrection, assembly, court of Allah, receiving of books, Miza’n, questions, judgment, reward
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