HAD412 Legislative Hadeeth II

Course Description:

An examination of Ahadeeth cover the subjects: Marriage & Divorce, Judiciary & Penal Law, and Inheritance. Subjects covered include the status of these Ahadeeth in conjunction with Quranic verses, distinguishing Prophetic Hadeeth from the Quran, and recognizing fabricated Ahadeeth concerning these topics.

Course Code: HAD412

Credit hours: 3

Pre-Requisites: Completing 9 credit hours of Fiqh classes & HAD302.

Learning Objectives:

  • Student will be able to distinguish between legislative and non-legislative Ahadeeth.
  • Student will be able to tie the deduction of Fiqh rules to its main resources: Quran & Sunnah.
  • Student will be able to explore the various opinions of scholars in dealing with these Ahadeeth.
  • Student will be able to categorize the legislative Ahadeeth to accepted and rejected ones based on their level of authenticity.

Course Outline:

  • Inheritance
  • Compatibility in Marriage and the Right to choose
  • The Dowry / The Wedding Banquet
  • Khul’a & Divorce
  • Raj’ah & Iddah
  • Transgressors
  • Offender and Apostasy
  • Retribution of Fornication
  • Penalty for Qadhf
  • Ta’zir

Main Textbook:

Bulugh Al-Maram by Ibn Hajar Al-Askalany

Additional On-line Readings:

Umdatul-Ahkaam by Abdul- Ghaney Al-Maqdisy (Available in Arabic only)

Grading and Evaluation:

  • Minimum passing grade 70%
  • Participation: 40% (10 assignments, 4% each)
  • Oral exam: 20%
  • Mid-Term exam: 10%
  • Research paper: 20%
  • Final exam: 10%

Guideline for Research Paper:

As part of the course, you are required to submit a research paper. The topic chosen must be relevant to the course and approved by the Instructor. The paper must meet the following requirements:

  • At least ten (10) double-spaced pages (not including the introduction and conclusion).
  • 1 inch margins.
  • 12 pt size (Times New Roman).
  • Follow the standard research paper structure with a Table of Contents, Abstract or Executive Summary, Introduction, Main Body, Conclusion, List of Reference.
  • The Main Body should be organized into logical chapters and paragraphs.
  • When quoting Hadith, a notation indicating its authenticity must be clearly mentioned.

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Communication Etiquette:

  • Post all your questions related to the course to the (Online Test) forum.
  • If sending emails directly to the lecturer, please include appropriate label in the subject line (Action Required/Info/Admin) and allow up to 3 working days for reply.
  • Limit telephone communication with the Lecturer to within specified office hours only.
  • When leaving a voicemail, please clearly state your name, course code, and contact number.

Login Instructions:

To attend live – online lectures (on their scheduled time):

Virtual Class Room

Access the course on-line by logging into Online School, accessible from.

Al-Huda Online School

You will need a user name and password to:

  • View the recorded lectures if you missed the live online ones.
  • Interact with your teacher and classmates.
  • Upload and submit your assignments, research papers, and exams.
  • View your grades.
  • All attempt must be made to submit assignments by the agreed due dates. Late submissions will be penalized.
  • Weekly materials and graded assignments will be posted onto the site by Monday – in sha Allah.
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