Hadith Sciences

18.09.2013, Wednesday

Hadith on Times of Conflict and Civil War

The Messenger of God said: The happy man is he who avoids fitna...  but how fine is the man who is afflicted and shows endurance. 

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The Obligations of Seeking Knowledge, Exemplified by Aisha

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Mahy Cisse

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

read more 28.08.2013, Wednesday

The Views of Orientalists on the Hadith Literature

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Fatma Kızıl

The question of the value of the hadith literature (sayings of the Prophet) as a legal 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.

read more 27.06.2013, Thursday

On the Hadith Studies in Turkey

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...

read more 11.03.2010, Thursday

Kutub Al-Sitta (The Six Books)

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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Development of Narration Literature

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / M. Fuad Sezgin, PhD

The hadith (sayings of the Prophet) literature has developed in the following stages: a) The Kitabat al-Hadith, that is the recording of a hadith on paper during the period of the Sahaba (Companions of the Prophet) and the early Tabiin (Successors of Companions of the Prophet).

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A Critique and Evaluation of Narrations Concerned with the Recording of Hadiths

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Ahmet Yücel, PhD

It is an undeniable fact that writing plays a significant role in passing information on to future generations. However, recording information is not sufficient on its own for reliable transfer, as the soundness of information is not so much related to whether...

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The Social and Oral Structure of Isnad (Chain of Transmission ): Whose Narrative?

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Recep Şentürk, PhD

The more than 1400 year-old social network of hadith (sayings of the Prophet) scholars is known traditionally as the isnad (chain of transmission) system which includes innumerable scholars in Islam’s broad geography.

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The Sociological Aspects of the Hadith Transmission System

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Recep Şentürk, PhD

The hadith transmission network, or chains of narration, which has covered the entire Islamic world, Malaysia to Central Asia, and Hijaz to Morocco for fifteen centuries, functioning as the nervous system of the Muslim world...

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On the Value of the Classic and Modern Hadith Methodologies

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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