About this Course

This is the second course of a series on the preservation of the Prophetic Sunnah of our Messenger Muhammad ﷺ.  Course #2 begins highlighting some of the specific, essential works of early scholars that contributed to the preservation of Islamic knowledge.

About the Instructor

Imam Harris Gafur was born and raised in Mozambique.  He is a graduate of the Islamic University of Madinah's Faculty of Hadith and is currently the Imam of Masjid Abdul Gafur in Mozambique.  He is also the founder of Islamic Research Center Abdul Gafur.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Writing Down the Sunnah

    • Writing Down the Sunnah

  • 2

    Writings of the Sahaba

    • Writings of the Sahaba

  • 3

    Writings of the Tabioon

    • Writings of the Tabioon

  • 4

    End of the First Generation

    • End of the First Generation

  • 5

    The Second Generation

    • The Second Generation

  • 6

    Musannaf of Abd al-Razzaq al-Sanʿani

    • Musannaf of Abd al-Razzaq al-Sanʿani

  • 7

    Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah

    • Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah

  • 8

    Imam Malik

    • Imam Malik

  • 9

    Muwatta Imam Malik

    • Muwatta Imam Malik

  • 10

    End of the Second Generation

    • End of the Second Generation

  • 11

    The Third Generation

    • The Third Generation

  • 12

    The Musnad

    • The Musnad

  • 13

    Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal

    • Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal

  • 14

    The Musnad of Imam Ahmad

    • The Musnad of Imam Ahmad

  • 15

    Authenticity of the Musnad of Imam Ahmad

    • Authenticity of the Musnad of Imam Ahmad

  • 16

    Using the Musnad of Imam Ahmad as Proof

    • Using the Musnad of Imam Ahmad as Proof