Hadith Sciences

28.08.2013, Wednesday

The Obligations of Seeking Knowledge, Exemplified by Aisha

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Mahy Cisse

Muslim womens' history was all the more illustrious...

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The Views of Orientalists on the Hadith Literature

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Fatma Kızıl

The question of the value of the hadith literature (sayings of the Prophet) as a legitimate source is a broad one in which orientalists, not only those working on hadiths, but also those in other areas, including Islamic law, Islamic history and the Quran, are interested.

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On the Hadith Studies in Turkey

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Yavuz Ünal, PhD

The period between 1920 and 1950, which could be labeled "a political vacuum of religious education", was no different for hadith (sayings of the Prophet) studies. However, the Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs gave Ahmed Naim the...

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Kutub Al-Sitta (The Six Books)

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Betul Yılmazörnek

“Al-Kutub al-Sitta” is an expression that is composed of the word ‘kutub’, meaning ‘books’ and ‘sitta’ which means ‘six’; collectively it means -literally- the “six books”. In the terminology of Islamic sciences, al-Kutub al-Sitta is the name given to the...

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On the Value of the Classic and Modern Hadith Methodologies

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / İbrahim Hatiboğlu, PhD

In order to talk about any science, it is crucial to have an explicit methodology for discussing subjects on a particular ground besides a common language. In fact, the methodology of a science is the entire method that scholars follow in the...

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The Science of Hadith

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

Sciences that have reached a certain level of development require the individual study of some of the subjects. The science of hadith (sayings of the Prophet) is a treasury of learning that demands such a study.

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Fabricated Hadith

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / M. Yaşar Kandemir, PhD

The frailties of human nature allow us to transmit events in a way in which they did not actually occur and to flatter people whom we love and have sympathy for. Another reflection of this kind of behavior is acting in this manner for the sake of some kind of spiritual or material interests.

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Hadith and the Classification of Hadith

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

In religious terminology, the term hadith is used for "the words of the Prophet", and later came to be used for "his words, deeds and explanations".

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Reasons for Opposition to Hadith

The word "hadith" is the name of an infinitive meaning "to explain, inform, the thing explained/informed about, news, and words." The word was taken this broad dictionary meaning and began to be used for some special news.

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The Question of Prophet Muhammad's Ijtihad (Judgement)

The Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Adem Yerinde, PhD

The life style of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) or the way he lived in accordance to God’s revelation, the Quran, can in general be called the sunnah. It might also be said that this sunnah of the Prophet, who was the last of the prophets and...

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