Palgrave Series in Islamic Theology, Law

The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law

The Search for a Sound Hadith

Editors: Duderija, Adis (Ed.)

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This volume provides an overview of the nature and scope of the concept of Sunna both in pre-modern and modern Islamic discussions. The main focus is on shedding more light on the context in which the term Sunna in the major works of Islamic law and legal theory across all of the major madhahib was employed during the first six centuries Hijri.

About the authors

Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands Ahmet Temel, Istanbul University, Turkey Usman Ghani, University of Wales Trinity St. David, UK Aisha Y. Musa, Colgate University, USA Ersilia Francesca, University of Naples, Italy Ali Altaf Mian, Seattle University, USA Gavin Picken, American University of Sharjah, UAE Harith bin Ramli, Cambridge Muslim College, UK Amr Osman, Qatar University

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Concept of sunna and Its Status in Islamic Law

    Duderija, Adis

    Pages 1-12

  • The Concept of sunna Based on the Analysis of sīra and Historical Works from the First Three Centuries of Islam

    Voort, Nicolet Boekhoff-van

    Pages 13-38

  • Uṣūl al-sunna: The Tenets of Islamic Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy According to the Traditionalists (Ahl al-ḥadīth)

    Temel, Ahmet

    Pages 39-57

  • The Concept of sunna in Mu‘tazilite Thought

    Ghani, Usman

    Pages 59-73

  • The Sunnification of Ḥadīth and the Hadithification of sunna

    Musa, Aisha Y.

    Pages 75-95

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law
Book Subtitle
The Search for a Sound Hadith
Editors
  • Adis Duderija
Series Title
Palgrave Series in Islamic Theology, Law
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36992-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137369925
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37645-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 256
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