Who was al-Kamal Ibn al-Humam a Great Hanafi Jurist Faqih

The Life and Works of al-Kamāl Ibn al-Humām By Shaykh Muḥammad ʿAwwāmah Translated by Muntasir Zaman [The following excerpt is an abridged translation of the biography of Ibn al-Humām, the 9th century Ḥanafī legal theorist and jurist, whose erudition was acknowledged in countless fields like language, law, and Ḥadīth. For the entire piece, see Shaykh ʿAwwāmah, Dirāsah … Continue reading Who was al-Kamal Ibn al-Humam a Great Hanafi Jurist Faqih

Hadith Memorization & Memory of the Companions of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

On the Retention of the Companions and Hadith Memorization 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 question: companionship with the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) … Continue reading Hadith Memorization & Memory of the Companions of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

Imam Muḥammad al-Shaybani’s Book al-Ḥujjah & Imam Malik R.A

A Study of Imam Muḥammad al-Shaybani’s al-Ḥujjah ʿala Ahl al-Madinah [Translator’s note: the following excerpt explores the legal theory of Imām Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan al-Shaybānī (d. 189 AH), a pioneer of the Ḥanafī school and leading acolyte of its eponym,[1] in light of his landmark polemic against the Medinese, al-Ḥujjah ʿalā Ahl al-Madīnah.[2] Given its direct link with Imām … Continue reading Imam Muḥammad al-Shaybani’s Book al-Ḥujjah & Imam Malik R.A

Can a computer be used to find Hadith & grade them sahih or weak

Insights on the Usage of Computer Programs to Locate and Grade Hadīth By Muftī ‘Abd al-Mālik al-Kumillā’ī [Translator’s Preface: The following is an excerpt from Muftī ‘Abd al-Mālik’s book “al-Madkhal ilā ‘Ulūmal-Hadīth al-Sharīf”[1] on the use of computer programs to locate and grade hadīths. In this excerpt, Muftī ‘Abd al-Malik, seeing the abuse of these programs, sets … Continue reading Can a computer be used to find Hadith & grade them sahih or weak

Answering Allegations Against Sahih Bukhari & it’s Original Copy

On the Manuscripts of Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī: Discrepancies and Disappearance of the Original Copy. Book By ʿAbd al-Qādir Jalāl There's been stuff going on against Sahih of the great Imam Bukhari r.a, not like a lot of people are doing this they are 2-3 people who just prove that 'Ilm Hadith is not for the school boys. … Continue reading Answering Allegations Against Sahih Bukhari & it’s Original Copy