hadith: different perceptions and insights
Simple introductory book on hadith – gives a brief overview of various aspects
The Constitution of the Koran as a Codified Work:
Paradigm for Codifying Hadīth and the Islamic Sciences?
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A.Duderija, Toward a New Methodology of the nature and the scope of the concept of Sunnah, Arab Law Quraterly,21,3,2007,269-280.
•A.Duderija, A Paradigm Shift in Assessing /Evaluating the Value and Significance of hadith in Islamic thought- From ulum-ul –hadith to usul-ul-fiqh, Arab Law Quarterly,23,2,2009,195-206.
• A.Duderija, The evolution in the canonical Sunni Hadith body of literature and the concept of an authentic hadith during the formative period of Islamic thought as based on recent Western scholarship, Arab Law Quarterly, 23,4,2009,1-27.
Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law
by Wael Hallaq
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The Sources of Islamic Law: Islamic Theories of Abrogation (right click, save as)
An in-depth study and critique of sources.