Archive for March, 2019

Lecture: The Life & Works of Imam Abu Ja’far al-Tahawi al-Hanafi (d.321AH)

The Life & Works ofImam Abu Ja’far al-Tahawi al-Hanafi (d.321AH)By Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed

This lecture took place in February 2019 at As-Subah Academy, London…

29 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

An Overview of Ten Manuscripts of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

With at least 400 scholarly works and 2000 extant manuscripts written
over a millennium to its name, there is hardly a book in history that
has received as much scholarly attention as Imām Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿil
al-Bukhārī’s magnum opus, Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī.[1…

26 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

Ḥadīth Scholarship in the Indian Subcontinent: Mawlānā Aḥmad ʿAlī al-Sahāranpūrī and the First Print of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

Throughout Islamic history, different regions were noted for
exemplary roles vis-à-vis the study of Ḥadīth. Whether it was Iraq
during the Abbasid era or Egypt during the Mamluk era, scholars have
expended considerable energy in learning, developing, and disseminating
the study of Ḥadīth. From the 10thcentury AH…

22 Mar 1:00 PM 0 Read More...

A Gem Among Stones: al-Ṣaghānī’s Manuscript of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

A Gem Among Stones: al-Ṣaghānī’s Manuscript of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman

Modern concerns surrounding the disappearance of al-Bukhārī’s exemplar stem from a failure to grasp the nuances of Ḥadīth transmission. Consequently, Alphonse Mingana (d. 1937 CE), for one, has…

16 Mar 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

On the Manuscripts of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī: Discrepancies and Disappearance of the Original Copy

On the Manuscripts of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī: Discrepancies and Disappearance of the Original Copy

By ʿAbd al-Qādir Jalāl

Translated by Muntasir Zaman

Translator’s Preface

Orientalist studies on Ḥadīth were part of a broader investigation
into Islamic history. Their criticism on the reliability of Ḥad…

12 Mar 10:35 AM 0 Read More...