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    Hadith: Ethical Religion and Moral Code

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    Citing specific evidence from the Hadith , did this excerpt from the Hadith describe an ethical religion, i.e. a religion that required an individual to follow a code of moral behavior?

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    This solution should get you started. Since you asked for specific excerpts from the Hadith pertaining to ethical religion, only sections that do so are included in the short paragraph you have requested. Good luck with your studies.

    OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

    Hadith Excerpts on Ethical Religion

    from An-Nawawi's Forty Hadiths

    13th century Islamic scholar Yahia bin Sharaful-Deen An-Nawawi's traditional Hadith on the topic of Ethical Religion and Islamic moral code of behaviour can be found in his 40 or so Hadiths written to help explain the purpose, directions and aspects of Quranic religious writing pertaining mostly to episodes of the Great Prophet's life. The Quran and the Hadiths, while quite difficult to read due to the varied social realities that pervaded at the time of their conception; the Quran is not open for translation and is considered as the final word on all matters moral, religious and ethical while the Hadiths are open to interpretation which creates conflict among the scholars of the faith. The following excerpts, I believe pertain to the subject ...

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    The solution is a 679-word essay that cites specific evidence from the Hadith which defends, explores and proposes the Islamic view of what an ethical religion, in relation to an established moral code, is about. references are listed for the purpose of expansion. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.