This work explores the earliest extant discussions on the authority of the Hadith in Islam and compares them with contemporary debates.
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About the Author
Aisha Y. Musa is an assistant professor of Religion and Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization.
Table of ContentsThe Issue of Authority and Its On-Going Importance The Early Controversies: Sources and Issues Umar ibn al-Khattab and the Question of Hadith The Prophet's Reported Prohibition Al-Shafii and Ibn Qutayba: Prophetic Reports as Revelation Ibn Qutayba and the Hadith Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi's Taqyid al-Ilm Karaite Parallels The Question of Authority in the Modern Period The Current Controversies: Sources and Issues A Translation of Kitab Jima al-ilm The Book of the Amalgamation of Knowledge List of Qur'anic Verses