Prince Nayef warns against misinterpreting Qur’an and Sunnah

December 23, 2009

Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Inetrior, urged Muslims to guard against misinterpretation of the Qur’an and the Sunnah.

Speaking at the Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz International Award for Prophet’s Sunnah and Contemporary Islamic Studies on Wednesday, Prince Nayef said the "Sunnah is the second source of legislation after the Holy Qur’an and the onus on Islamic scholars to see that there is no attempt to misinterpret it” and warned that any attempt to manipulate them would result in disunity among the Muslim ranks.