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Bukhari Makers of Islamic Civilization

140 LE

 
Short Description:
Authors : Ghassan Abdul-Jabbar
  • Publisher: American University Press Cairo
  • Pages: 156
  • Hard Cover: False
  • ISBN: 9781845110956
  • Publishing Date: 2008


Ahmad Mujtaba Hasan here discusses Bukhari’s colorful life and times and shows his legacy to have great currency, since on more than one occasion this great Islamic scholar was criticized for doctrinal heterodoxy by his contemporaries. Then, as now, the interpretation of religious texts proved to be a controversial matter, and this attractive and lively biography will appeal to all those fascinated by the challenges posed to tradition by textual hermeneutics. Ahmad Mujtaba Hasan is a specialist in Hadith and Sharia.