Another interesting work by scholar Jonathan AC Brown, discussing various aspects of hadith, islamic law, tradition, interpretation etc.
Read some of it and watch a talk about it here:
With news of the recent arrest of Kassim Ahmad for simply expressing his opinion in Malaysia we have uploaded his famous work here.
Hadith: A Re-evaluation – pdf book (right click, save as)
Please contact your local Malaysia representative to let them know this arrest is unacceptable and sign this petition.
Juynbolliana, Graduahsm, the Big Bang, and Hadîth Study in the Twenty-First Century
by A. KEVIN REINHART
PDF file: Reinhart – hadith study
Dead Tradition: Joseph Schacht and the origins of popular practice