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Old 09-25-2015, 11:11 PM
 
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The usual views by Muslims and others is they assert the following;

'if a 'hadith' agree with the Quran, then accept that 'hadith' as sahih ("authentic"), hasan ("good").
Hadith plural: ahadith) are the collections of the reports purporting to quote what the Islamic prophet Muhammad said verbatim on any matter. -wiki
My point is;
Since Muhammad is only a warner and conveyor of the revelations of the Quran, only elements in the ahadith that are in compliance with the Quran should be regarded as in alignment with divine commands and guidance for the Muslims.
Since the ahadiths are merely expositions and secondary guide, they should not be the primary basis of any Islamic Law but they must always be referenced by the original verses in the Quran.

For example, if the killing and torment of infidels in various circumstances mentioned in the ahadith are in compliance with the Quran, then they are acceptable as divine decrees. However, they must always be cross- referenced to the Quran and never be allowed to stand on their own.

Example:
The flogging* for adultery whilst mentioned in hadith is not stated in the Quran. Since there are no verses supporting the flogging for adultery in the Quran, such a hadith should be relied upon as Laws to be imposed on Muslims.
*This is a serious issue of basic human rights, therefore it need serious deliberations. If Muslim women are merely penalized and fined for adultery and not in accordance to the Quran, this is not a serious issue.
It is the same for any other ahadith - if there are no corresponding supporting elements in the Quran, then it should align as a divine decree or enacted as a Law sanctioned by God.

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