Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Hadith

COURSE CODE: IRE2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

PART A:      INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE HADITH

1. COLLECTION:

  • Meaning of Hadith
  • Collection of Hadith during Prophet’s time
  • Compilation
  • Bukhari
  • Muslim
  • Ibn Majah
  • Abu Dauda
  • Al Nisai
  • Al Trimidhi.
  • A comparative study of the methods of collection and compilation

2. Evaluation of Hadith

  • Criteria for accepting Hadith as sahih
  • Characteristics of forged Hadith
  • Factors that led to the forging of Hadith.

3. Classification of Hadith

  • Mutawatir and Ahad classes
  • Sahih
  • Hassan
  • Dhaif
  • Maudhu

4. Types of Hadith

  • Characteristics of Hadith Qudsi
  • Characteristics of Hadith Nabawi

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • In class discussions
  • Guided discovery

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs,DVDs and Tapes