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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Table of Contents:
  • The Prophet's words then and now: hadith and its terminology
  • The transmission and collection of prophetic traditions
  • The methods and history of Hadith criticism
  • Prophetic traditions in Shiite Islam
  • The function of prophetic traditions in Islamic law and legal theory
  • The function of prophetic traditions in theology
  • The function of prophetic traditions in Sufism
  • The authenticity question: Western debates over the historical reliability of prophetic traditions
  • Debates over prophetic traditions in the modern Muslim world
  • Conclusion.