Studies on the Origins and Uses of Islamic Hadith (Variorum Collected Studies CS 550)

Studies on the Origins and Uses of Islamic Hadith (Variorum Collected Studies CS 550)

By: G. H. A. Juynboll (author)Hardback

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In this collection of articles, G.H.A. Juynboll deals with the uses Muslims have made of hadith through the ages. He studies chronology, provenance, as well as authorship of the prophetic traditions to form the backbone of this anthology.

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The hadit in the discussion on birth control; Ahmad Muhammad Shakir (1892-1958) and his edition of Ibn Hanbal's Musnad; Muslim's introduction to his "Sahih" translated and annotated with an excursus on the chronology of "fitna" and "bida"; dyeing the hair and beard in early Islam; some new ideas on the development of "sunna" as a technical term in early Islam; some "isnad"-analytical methods illustrated on the basis of several woman-demeaning sayings from "hadith" literature; the role of "muammarun" in the early development of the "isnad"; some notes on Islam's first "fuqaha" distilled from early "hadith" literature; Nafi, the "mawla" of Ibn Umar, and his position in Muslim "hadith" literature; on the origins of the poetry in Muslim tradition literature; early Islamic society as reflected in its use of "isnads".

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  • publication date: 05/09/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780860786047
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9780860786047
  • weight: 650
  • ISBN10: 0860786048

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