Articles in Hadith Science
By Mawlana Taha Karaan
The charge leveled against Imâm Taqiyy ad-Dîn as-Subkî is that despite possessing all the requirements for ijtihâd, he did not perform ijtihâd, and preferred to remain within the bounds of his madhhab, …
Based on Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani’s notes in the introduction to Dars Tirmidhi (1/80-86). Compiled by Waqar Gulam Dastaguir, student of Jami’ah ‘Uloom al-Qur’an, Leicester, and checked & edited by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
The science of hadith …
By Zameelur Rahman
‘Allamah Zafar Ahmad al-’Uthmani wrote in his Abu Hanifah wa Ashabuhu al-Muhaddithun: “Know that the opinions of Imam Abu Hanifah in al-Jarh wa al-Ta’dil (narrator-criticism) and the principles of hadith were accepted and received …
By Mufti Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf
Why are there differently-worded narrations to one hadith?
In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful
There could be many reasons for the differences of expressions found in the narrations:
Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera
I have a question regarding the text Faza’il-e-A’maal by Shaikhul Hadith Maulana Muhammad Zakariyya Kaandhlawi. From many I’ve heard that this text contains many weak hadiths and should …
By Shaykh Mustafa al-A’zami
Edits by Daud R. Matthews
Norman Calder’s work: “Studies in Early Muslim Jurisprudence” was published by Oxford University Press in 1993.
He has studied six legal texts of three Muslim legal schools, These …
By Shaykh Shah Shahidullah Faridi
It has become the common practice in modern times for western educated people in Islamic countries to claim to be able to reinterpret Islam by reference to the Holy Qur’an only, …
By Dr. Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi
History records few scholarly enterprises, at least before modern times, in which women have played an important and active role side by side with men. The science of hadith forms …
Dr. Khalid Alvi
To deal with this topic it is necessary to know the position of the Prophet in Islam, because the indispensability of Hadith depends upon the position of the Prophet.
Analyzing the problem we …
Answered by Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf
Is it true that Ihya’ Ulum al-Din by Imam Ghazali contains weak and some fabricated hadith? I read this on a website.
In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of …