Monthly Archives: November 2010

Rethinking Tradition in Modern Islamic Thought

Rethinking Tradition in Modern Islamic Thought by Daniel Brown One of the best books out there. Charts the history of hadith/sunna within Islam, with a focus on the debates surrounding their legitimacy. Summary here: https://pressthat.wordpress.com/2007/05/09/rethinking-tradition-in-modern-islamic-thought-by-daniel-brown/ Read book online here: https://www.scribd.com/document/116836545/Rethinking-Traditions-in-Modern-Islamic-Thought-Daniel-w-Brown

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Transmission and Collection of Prophetic Traditions – Hadith

Transmission and Collection of Hadith by Jonathan Brown https://ahadithstudies.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/brown-hadith-collection.pdf (right click, save as) Or here.

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Western debates over reliability and authenticity of Hadith

Western debates over reliability and authenticity of Prophetic traditions (Hadith) Jonathan Brown gives a summary:

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History and Methods of Hadith Criticism

Jonathan Brown gives a summary on the history and methods of Hadith criticism: http://www.scribd.com/doc/41077970/Summary-of-Hadith-Criticism

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Introduction to Hadith by John Burton

An Introduction to Hadith by John Burton Burton-Introduction-Hadith.pdf (right click, save as)

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