Posts Tagged ‘Muntasir Zaman’

A Study of Imām Muḥammad al-Shaybānī’s al-Ḥujjah ʿalā Ahl al-Madīnah

A Study of Imām Muḥammad al-Shaybānī’s al-Ḥujjah ʿalā Ahl al-Madīnah

By Dr. Nājī Lamīn

Translated by Muntasir Zaman

[Translator’s note: the following excerpt explores the legal theory
of Imām Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan al-Shaybānī (d…

11 Feb 10:11 AM 0 Read More...

A Diamond Among Rocks: Nisāb Al-Ihtisāb (The Manual of Al-Ihtisāb)

Among the many contributions of Islām which Muslims have rightfully
boasted of through the ages has undoubtedly been its contribution in
the line of academia. The very first revelation to the Messenger of
Allāh (peace and blessings be upon him) bears first hand testimony to
this fact…

22 Jan 9:30 AM 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…

01 Sep 10:15 AM 0 Read More...

The Preservation of the Ḥadīth Literature

The Preservation of the Ḥadīth Literature
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
“Marks of ink on one’s mouth and clothes are emblems of honor.”[1] – Ibrāhīm al-Nakha‘ī
Introduction

How has the Islamic civilization maintained the rich literary heritage of Ḥadīth developed by early Muslim scholars? What…

15 Aug 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

On the Retention of the Companions

On the Retention of the Companions
By Shaykh Muntasir Zaman
To evaluate the reliability of a narrator, Ḥadīth scholars examined two integral characteristics: probity (ʿadālah) and retention (ḍabṭ).[1] After studying the probity of the Companions (Allah be pleased with them), a person is left with the following…

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