• Definition of a hadith
  • What makes a hadith Sahih (Authentic)
  • What makes a hadith Daif (Weak)
  • If a hadith is weak why did some scholars practice them in their religious lives
  • Hadith chains which initially appear authentic but turn out to be weak
  • Definition of a Hadith Qudsi
  • Hadith terms defined by the number of narrators for a hadith: Mutawatir, Ahad etc.
  • The Mursal hadith and its impact on differences of opinion
  • Hadith of the companions and their students
  • Musalsal (Pattern chained) hadith
  • Mawdu (Fabricated) hadith
  • Other less prevalent hadith terms
  • Reasons why a hadith may be Sahih but not practised by some scholars
  • Case study of unique hadith chains from Islamic history compiled by Imam Suyuti