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Modern Hadith Studies: Continuing Debates and New Approaches

Belal Abu-Alabbas, Christopher Melchert, and Michael Dann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441797
eISBN:
9781474491228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The authenticity of hadith—whether this or that report is correctly attributed—was a major subject of scholarship in the Middle Ages and has continued to be today. However, this collection of ... More


Early ‘Traditionist Sufis’: A Network Analysis

Jeremy Farrell

in Modern Hadith Studies: Continuing Debates and New Approaches

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441797
eISBN:
9781474491228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Earlier scholars have proposed that hadith collectors and specialists in the pious life were largely the same persons in the earlier eighth century, then gradually drifted apart into the tenth ... More


Hadith Criticism between Traditionists and Jurisprudents

Mutaz Al-Khatib

in Modern Hadith Studies: Continuing Debates and New Approaches

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441797
eISBN:
9781474491228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Mutaz al-Khatib compares and contrasts hadith criticism as practised by traditionists, specialists in hadith, and jurisprudents, specialists in inferring the law from revelation. Ninth-century hadith ... More


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