Hadith: Muhammad's Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World

Ebook Description

Central to Islamic practice and law, the term hadith is applied to first-hand reports of the Prophet Muhammad's words and deeds, passed from generation to generation. Informative and accessible, this wide-ranging introduction provides a detailed exploration of their collection, historical authenticity, and role in modern Islam. Complete with a glossary, extensive bibliography, and helpful diagrams, Hadith: An Introduction is perfectly suited to students, scholars, and the general reader.


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