Posts Tagged ‘manuscripts’

Did any Hanafis Tamper with a Narration in Sunan Abi Dawud?

Of the later pseudo-Salafis of this age, one late writer from Pakistan was the late Sultan Mahmud al-Jalalpuri (d. 1995) who claimed that some Hanafi Ulama from the Indian subcontinent made tahreef (distortion) of a narration found in the Sunan of Imam Abu Dawud (d. 275 AH), in…

02 Oct 10:41 PM 5 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...

Answering the claim that Imam al-Dhahabi weakened Imam Abu Hanifa in his Mizan al-I’tidal

The great Hadith expert (Hafiz), proficient assessor of Hadith (Naqid), biographer, and historian (Mu’arrikh), al-Imam al-Hafiz Shamsud-Din al-Dhahabi (d. 748 AH), is agreed upon to have been one of the leading specialists in critically examining the background and status of the narrators of Hadith from…

04 Feb 3:30 PM 1 Read More...

The Birmingham Qur’an fragments: Are they really that old?!

In July 2015, when a PhD researcher looked more closely at some fragments inside a more recent copy of the Holy Book (Qur’an), it was decided to carry out a radiocarbon dating test.
The tests were carried out by the Oxford University Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit. These tests provide a…

10 Feb 12:00 PM 4 Read More...

The Magnificent Quran: A Unique History of Preservation

The History of the Magnificent Qur’an’, expounds upon the history of the Noble Qur’an, following the journey of the Qur’an, from it’s revelation, all the way through to its compilation and preservation to this date.
‘The History of the Magnificent Qur’an’ provides information on the…

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