Sunna Notes Volume 2 The Excellent Innovation in the Qur'an&Hadith+Ibn By Gibril Fuad Haddad With Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali's The Sunna of the Caliphs Paperback274 Pages Published by Aqsa Publications UK (March 2006) Includes: -from al-Bayhaqi's al-Madkhal ila al-Sunan al-Kubra' 'The common person's Imitation of the Learned One' -Ibn Rajab's Commentary on the Hadith 'You Must Follow My Sunna and the Sunna of the Well Guided Successors' -Epilogue An Innovation of Misguidance: Unenlightened Feminism The purpose of this book is to do away once and for all perilous misconceptions and to present over 160 proofs for the Sunni understanding of Sunna and bid'a as it was - and continues to be - set forth in classical, moderate, mainstream Islam according to the Sunni Salaf and Khalaf including the four schools of fiqh. 'The present work is tribute to those prestigious predecessors. It is intended as a presentation of their thought on some of the core issues and principles of the sunna' Dr. Gibril Fouad Haddad was born in Beirut in 1380/1960. He embraced Islam while a graduate student in French literature at Columbia University in New York. He lives in Damascus. Since 1997 he has published many translations of classical texts by the living masters of the past and present. Umar during his caliphate gathered the multifarious groups praying tarawih into a single congregation. Ubay ibn Ka'b said: 'This was not done before!" Umar Said I am fully aware of this, but it is excellent! He also said: 'What a fine innovation this is'