Hadith Sciences

  • Al-Hadith, Analysis and an Overview
    by: A.S. Hashim

    Main Sources

    Sources of Hadith, Muhammad Al-Jalali.

    Al-Saadiq and the Four Madh'habs, Asad Haidar.

    Nahjul Balaaghah, English Translation of certain selections, Farouk Ebeid.

    Introduction to Hadith, A. Rahman Doi.

    Mish'kaat Al-Masabeeh, Translation by Fazlul Karim.

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  • Hadith al-Thaqalayn
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    A study of the tawatur, or the multiplicity of sources and narrators that verify the authenticity of Hadith al-Thaqalayn, when the Messenger of Allah (s) said: "Verily, I am leaving behind two precious things (thaqalayn) among you: the Book of God and my kindred (`itrah), my household (Ahl al-Bayt), for indeed, the two will never separate until they come back to me by the Pond (of al-­Kawthar on the Day of Judgment)."

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  • Tahrif - Investigating Distortions in Islamic Texts
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  • The Collection and Preservation of the Qur'an
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Abulqasim al-Khui

    The text gives evidence of how the Quran has remained pure since the time it was revealed and not undergone any tahrif (additions or omissions).

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  • Abu Hurayra
    by: Abdul-Hussayn Sharafiddeen al-Musawi
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  • Research Methods in Islamic Sciences
    by: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

    Man’s curiosity is the origin of all human knowledge. Knowledge refers to bodies of facts and hypotheses that enables one to understand phenomena and to solve problems. Islam actively immensely encourages Muslims to seek knowledge.

    The Almighty Allah in almost every page of the holy Quran praises knowledge and invites people to seek and learn the truth. Seeking knowledge in Islam is an obligation upon every Muslim. Therefore, a mature Muslim must personally seek the truth in the matter of principles in his/her religion.

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  • Selection from Glimpses of the Nahj al-Balaghah
    by: Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari

    This is the translation of sections from Martyr Mutahhari's book Sayri dar Nahj al-balaghah. This book consists of seven sections. In the first section the author discusses the two main characteristics of the Nahj al-balaghah; its literary excellence and its multidimensionality, quoted various opinions expressed about Imam Ali's eloquence in general and about the Nahj al-balaghah in particular.

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  • Outlines of the Development of the Science of Hadith
    by: Dr. Mustafa Awliya'i

    Includes origins and history of the science of hadith, six books of Sunni hadith, Shi'i books of hadith, and the major Shi'i scholars of hadith.

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  • A Short History of Ilm ul Usul
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr

    A discussion of 'Ilm al-Usul (the science of the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence), including its need, importance, and history.

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  • The Prohibition of Recording the Hadith, Causes and Effects
    by: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani

    A Glance at the Methodologies and Principles of the two Muslims Schools of Hadith . A critical evaluation of the reasons why several Hadith from the Ahlul Bayt are not included in the Hadith Books of the Ahle Sunnah.

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  • Compilation of Imam Ali's Words and the Classification of Nahj al-Balaghah
    by: Muhammad Mahdi Mahrizi

    Compilation of Imam Ali's Words and the Classification of Nahj al-Balaghah

    By: Muhammad Mahdi Mahrizi

    Translated by Mahdi Chamanzar
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    The article discusses the different types of classifications & the methodology employed in doing it.

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  • Lessons from the Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Khamene'i

    This is a precious book presented to the world of Islam as a brief introduction to the vast phenomenon of Prophethood as it appears in the Nahjul Balaghah of the Commander of the Faithful, ‘Ali, peace be upon him. '

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  • The Concept of Freedom in the Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Syed Waheed Akhtar

    The Concept of Freedom in the Nahjul Balaghah
    By: Prof. Waheed Akhtar

    Freedom

    In the Nahjul Balaghah Imam Ali (a.s) has repeatedly emphasized that God created man as a free being with sound senses and reason, and led him with His grace to the right path, but it was man who chained himself with false desires and misguided ambitions.

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  • Causes of Enmity with Imam Ali (as) in the Light of Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Sayyid 'Ali Reza Wasi'i


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  • The Authenticity of Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Sayyid Fadhil Milani

    The Authenticity of Nahjul Balaghah

    Ayatullah Dr Sayyid Fadhil Milani

    Today we are going to discuss five different ways in which Imam ‘Ali u taught the community, about life and about religion:

    The first of these was via spiritual teaching and practice. By spiritual I refer to the ways in which he encouraged righteousness, piety and fear of Allah. His own practice remains a lasting example of unconditional humility and submission to his Lord’s Majesty and Might.

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  • Preface of Nahjul Balaghah
    by: Ali Naqi-un-Naqvi


    Preface of Nahjul Balaghah by Ali Naqi-un-Naqvi

    With the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

    Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the Worlds, and Peace be upon the Chief of Prophets and Messengers and his pure and chaste descendants.

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  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 1: Documentation and Recording of Hadith in Written Form
    by: Rasul Ja'fariyan

    This is first part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith by Rasul Ja'fariyan. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners.
    It indeed is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.

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  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 3
    by: Rasul Ja'fariyan

    This is third and last part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners.
    It is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.

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  • Tadwin al-Hadith Part 2: A Historical Study of the Writing and Compilation of Hadith
    by: Rasul Ja'fariyan

    This is second part of the article on Tadwin al-Hadith. It deals with some of the issues related to the writing and documentation of Hadith and takes up extensively the issues in scholarly manners.
    It indeed is an enjoyable amount of reading for people interested to know about Hadith in the Islamic literature.

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