What are the books of Sunnah and `Aqidah?

Q 10: What are the books of the Sunnah and those pertaining to ‘Aqidah (creed)?


A: First, the books of the Sunnah are as follows: Sahih Al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan Abu Dawud, Sunan Al-Nasa'y, Sunan Al-Tirmidhy, Sunan Ibn Majah, Muwatta’ Malik, Musnad Ahmad, and Sunan Al-Darimy. Second, the books of ‘Aqidah are as follows: Zad Al-Ma‘ad fi Hadi Khayr Al-‘Ibad by Ibn Al-Qayyim Al-Qa‘idah Al-Jalilah, Al-Iman (Faith), (Part No. 4; Page No. 374) and Minhaj Al-Sunnah by Shaykh-ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah in addition to Ighathat Al-Lahfan, Al-Qasida Al-Nuniah, and I‘lam al-Muwaqi‘in by Ibn Al-Qayyim.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions!

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