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: Read book online here:

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Transmission and Collection of Prophetic Traditions – Hadith

Transmission and Collection of Hadith by Jonathan Brown (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:

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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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