Hadith : Muhammad's legacy in the medieval and modern world

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Full title: Hadith : Muhammad's legacy in the medieval and modern world / Jonathan A.C. Brown.
Main author: Brown, Jonathan
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Summary: Contrary to popular opinion, the bulk of Islamic law does not come from the Qur'an but rather from hadith, first-hand reports of the prophet Muhammad's words and deeds, passed from generation to generation. However, with varying accounts often only committed to paper a century after the death of Muhammad, Islamic scholars, past and present, have been faced with complex questions of historical authenticity. Informative and accessible, this wide-ranging introduction provides a detailed exploration of the collection and criticism of hadith and examines the controversy surrounding its role in moder.
Corporate Authors: dawsonera
Language: English
Published: Oxford : Oneworld, 2009.
Classmark: 297.124
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Series: Foundations of Islam.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-294) and index.
ISBN: 9781780740256
1780740255
6000023596
9786000023591
9781786073082
1786073080