“The Messenger of God cursed the women who imitate men and the men who imitate women.”
Dr Jonathan Brown posted the following on his Facebook page earlier today: Muntasir Zaman: Can We Trust Hadith Literature? Understanding the Processes of Transmission and Preservation
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم Prophet of “Sensuality” and “Inconsistency”? Refuting Sam Shamoun’s Incompetence and Deception Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog “And [also prohibited to you are all] married women except those your right hands possess. [This is]… Read More ›
Contrary to the utopian Left, states and societies are inherently hierarchical. But with power comes responsibility
Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī: kitāb al-aḥkām, bāb qawluhu taʿālā aṭīʿū Allāh wa aṭīʿū al- rasūl wa ūlī al-amr minkum.
There are some academics whose books are always worth purchasing, for their erudition, good judgement and readability. Dr Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University is one of them. He never fails to deliver excellence: I have devoured his Misquoting Muhammad: The… Read More ›
Hadith Database – Hadith on Some People of the Children of Israel Being Transformed into Rats and Lizards
Hadith on Some People of the Children of Israel Being Transformed into Rats and Lizards Originally Posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “A group of Israelites were lost…. Read More ›
Ken Temple and “Good Science”: Debunking Another Christian Lie Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came… Read More ›
“Arguably the most distinctive feature of the early Christian literature,” writes Dr Bart Ehrman, “is the degree to which it was forged: The Homilies and Recognitions of Clement; Paul’s letters to and from Seneca; Gospels by Peter, Thomas, and Philip;… Read More ›
Addendum to Al-Isra and the “Temple” in the Islamic Sources: A Response to Sam Shamoun Originally posted on the Quran and Bible blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to… Read More ›
The Disciples as Companions: Ibn Taymiyya’s and Ibn al-Qayyim’s Evaluation of the Transmission of the Bible
From Medieval Encounters, 2018 By Younus Mirza I have read parts of this paper and it is very good. Download it for free here: https://www.academia.edu/38572859/The_Disciples_as_Companions_Ibn_Taymiyyas_and_Ibn_al-Qayyims_Evaluation_of_the_Transmission_of_the_Bible?auto=download
1. Introduction It is frequently claimed by the Christian missionaries that there are no hadith collections from the first century of hijra. According to them the first hadith collections were written around 250 years after hijra. We will show the evidence of… Read More ›
Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School’s visiting professor Dr. Jonathan Brown answers a question in regards to Sunni canon and methodology vis-a-vis the text Sahih Bukhari.