A Textbook of Hadith Studies

Authenticity, Compilation, Classification and Criticism of Hadith

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A Textbook of Hadith Studies provides an academic introduction to the Hadith, or the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, which are second only to the Qur'an (Koran) in their authoritativeness within Islamic tradition. Suitable for university courses and all serious students of Islam, the topics surveyed include Hadith methodology, Hadith literature, the history of Hadith compilation and documentation, and the methods of Hadith criticism (al-jarh wa al-ta'dil) and classification.

Mohammad Hashim Kamali, born in Afghanistan in 1944, was a professor of Islamic Law...

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