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

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Paperback, Revised Edition

9781786073075

 

Contents

 

1 The Prophet's Words Then and Now: Hadith and Its Terminology

 

2 The Transmission and Collection of Prophetic Traditions

 

3 The Methods and History of Hadith Criticism

 

4 Prophetic Traditions in Shiite Islam

 

5 The Function of Prophetic Traditions in Islamic Law and Legal Theory

 

6 The Function of Prophetic Traditions in Theology

 

7 The Function of Prophetic Traditions in Sufism

 

8 The Function of Prophetic Traditions in Politics

 

9 The Authenticity Question: Western Debates over the Historical Reliability of Prophetic Traditions

 

10 Debates over Prophetic Traditions in the Modern Muslim World

 

11 Conclusion