science of Hadith
The article explains some information on the seven most famous narrators among the Companions.
The role of women scholars in preserving and transmitting prophetic tradition (Hadith) in Islam
One of the earliest writings to attempt to cover methodology comprehensively, using standard terminology, was the work by Ar-Ramahurmuzi
The Qur’an is the message, and the Hadith is the explanation of the message by the Messenger himself
Since Islam’s earliest days, women took a prominent part in the preservation of Hadith, and this function continued down the centuries
Since Islam’s earliest days, women took a prominent part in the preservation and cultivation of Hadith, and this function continued down the centuries
This topic shows how the Companions behaved throughout their lives—setting sublime examples of adherence to the Sunnah.
Since both the Qur’an and the Sunnah fall under a common title wahy (revelation or inspiration); what is the difference between the two?
About the repentance story of a man who murdered not one, two, or even a dozen of people. He slew 100 people but was still eager to repent and turn over a new leaf
During his lifetime, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to teach his Sunnah by three methods: verbal, written (dictation to scribes), and practical demonstration. As far as the first method is concerned, the Prophet used to repeat important things three times and then listen to what the Companions had learned from him.
In part one the author defined the fabrication of Hadith and gave a brief historical background on the emergence of this phenomenon. In part two he listed the types of fabrication with the causes of each type. In this part, he highlights the efforts of Muslim scholars and the tools they applied to sift through hadiths and
The fabricated hadiths can be divided into two categories: 1. Intentionally fabricated hadith, which is called hadith mawdu` (invented or fabricated hadith), and 2. Unintentionally fabricated hadith, which is referred to as hadith batil (invalid hadith). Causes of Intentional Fabrication 1. The Zanadiqah (Heretics) 2. Political Differences 3. Favour Seekers 4. Storytellers 5. Human Frailties
All Islamic sources hold that an enormous amount of forgery was committed in Hadith literature. Ibn Hanbal said that seerah and tafseer have been more affected by forgery than any other branch of literature. The very existence of copious literature on fabricated hadiths reminds us of this consciousness. Based on this fact, a great many Western scholars declared Hadith
The full name of Imam Muslim is Abul Husain Muslim ibn Al-Hajjaj Al-Qushairi An-Naisaburi. He belonged to the Qushair tribe of the Arabs, an offshoot of the great clan of Rabi`ah. He was born in Nishapur in AH 202/817 CE or AH 206/821 CE. His parents were religiously minded persons and as such he was
The article shows the importance and significance of Hadith in Islam. It addresses the kind of connection it has with the Holy Qur'an
The traditionists’ critical and comparative analysis of hadiths’ texts and isnads resulted in the following classifications: Shadh (Irregular) and Munkar (Denounced) According to Ash-Shafi`i, a shadh (irregular) hadith is one that is reported by a trustworthy person but goes against the narration of a person more reliable than him. It does not include a hadith
Books of mustalah (methodology) speak of a number of classes of hadiths in accordance with their status. The following broad classifications can be made, each of which is to be explained in later articles. According to the reference to a particular authority, that is, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), a Companion, or