The Quran is the holy book of Islam, believed to be the direct and unaltered word of God (Allah) as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. It consists of 114 chapters (suras) and covers various aspects of life, including theology, morality, law, and guidance for personal conduct. The Quran serves as the primary source of Islamic teachings and is recited and memorized by Muslims worldwide.
The Hadith is a collection of narrations concerning the sayings, actions, and approvals of the Prophet Muhammad. These narrations serve as a crucial source of guidance for Muslims, complementing the Quran. They help interpret and contextualize the Quranic teachings and provide practical examples of how to live according to Islamic principles. Hadith collections are classified and scrutinized by scholars to determine their authenticity and reliability.
GPT-4, 9 May 2023