The Canonization of Al-Bukhārī And Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunnī Ḥadīth Canon (Islamic History and Civilization #69) (Hardcover)

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Drawing on canon studies, this book investigates the origins, development and functions of the core of the Sunni ḥadīth canon, the 'Authentic' ḥadīth collections of al-Bukhārī and Muslim, from the time of their authors to the modern period.

About the Author


Jonathan A.C. Brown, Ph.D. (2006) in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, is Assistant Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has published articles on ḥadīth, Sufism and Arabic lexical theory.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004158399
ISBN-10: 9004158391
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: June 5th, 2007
Pages: 456
Language: English
Series: Islamic History and Civilization
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