Causes of Hadith Fabrication

Causes of Hadith Fabrication

Author: Amin Ahsan Islahi The Muslim ummah, in its entire history, has faced many kinds of assaults by enemies of Islam. However, the Hadīth fabrication presented the most severe and unique challenge. The enemies of Islam, in the early phase of Islamic history, decided to damage the authenticity of the unparalleled and unexampled treasure of…

Authoritativeness of the Isolate Hadith Narratives (Akhbar-i-Ahad)

Author: Amin Ahsan Islahi (d. 1997) The ḥadīth literature basically consists of individual-to-individual reports (akhbār-i āḥād). It is, therefore, necessary for us to properly grasp the issue of the authenticity of akhbār-i āḥād. The extraordinary importance the Ḥadīth holds as the source of the religion and the sharī‘ah, requires that we fully appreciate the implications…