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Hobbs, April 11 September 2009 Religion 1001 Honerkamp Hadith of Gabriel The Hadith of Gabriel is the collection of sayings that Muhammad recited from the angel, Gabriel. These sayings were the words of Allah, God. The Qur’an is the most important text of Islam, and the Hadith of Gabriel is the second most important text. There are 12 collections of the hadith, but only one is highly accepted by the Sunnis (majority). This volume is called Two Sahih: Sahih al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim. The term “sahih” means “true.” Many other versions of the Hadith are questionable to Muslims. Hadiths contain the actual sayings followed by names of the sources that contributed to the sayings. The hadith contains sacred stories as well as personal sayings from Muhammad. This text is used for more than just religion. It is also contains answers to political issues and law issues. Selections from the Hadith include The Night Journey, Reciting the Qur’an, The Death of Muhammad, and The Definitive Qur’an. Muslims have different interpretations
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