14 Facts About Sunni


Sunni Islam is sometimes referred to as "orthodox Islam", though some scholars view this translation as inappropriate.

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Sunni's is mentioned in the Sahih of Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj quoted with: "Formerly one did not aksed about the Isnad.

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Sunni responded the following: „The one who, when the heresies are mentioned, doesn't get excited about any of them.

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One common mistake is to assume that Sunni Islam represents a normative Islam that emerged during the period after Muhammad's death, and that Sufism and Shi'ism developed out of Sunni Islam.

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The latest attempt by a radical wing of Salafi-Jihadists to re-establish a Sunni caliphate was seen in the emergence of the militant group ISIL, whose leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is known among his followers as caliph and Amir-al-mu'mineen, "The Commander of the Faithful".

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Sunni believed that despite that their fundamental differences from Atharis, not every Ash'ari is to be excluded from Ahl al-Sunna wal Jama'ah, unless they openly disapprove of the doctrines of the Salaf.

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Sunni'storians have differed regarding the exact delineation of the schools based on the underlying principles they follow.

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Additionally, classical Sunni Islam outlined numerous other cardinal doctrines since the 8th century, such as the Creed of Tahawi.

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Sunni is single, has no partner (sarik), no opposite (nidd), no counterpart (matil) and no adversary (didd).

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Sunni has neither taken a companion nor children, neither conceived nor is he conceived.

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Sunni is beginningless because he has existed for all eternity and nothing precedes him, and he is endless (abadi) because he continues to exist without interruption for all eternity.

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Sunni makes his creatures sick and heals them, lets them die and makes them alive, while the creatures themselves have no power over it.

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Sunni has designated some out of generosity for paradise, the others out of justice (?adlan) for hell.

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Sunni Muslims accept the hadith collections of Bukhari and Muslim as the most authentic, and while accepting all hadiths verified as authentic, grant a slightly lesser status to the collections of other recorders.

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