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The canonization of al-Bukh�ar�i and Muslim [electronic resource] : the formation and function of the Sunn�i ad�ith Canon / by Jonathan Brown.

By: Brown, Jonathan (Jonathan A. C.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Islamic history and civilization: v. 69.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 431 p.).ISBN: 9789047420347 (electronic bk.); 9047420349 (electronic bk.); 9004158391; 9789004158399.Subject(s): Bukh�ar�i, Mu�hammad ibn Ism�a��il, 810-870 -- Hadith | Muslim ibn al-�Hajj�aj al-Qushayr�i, approximately 821-875 -- Hadith | Islamic law -- Sources -- History | Sunnites | RELIGION -- Islam -- General | Bukhari, Muhammad ibn Ismail, 810-870 | Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj al-Qushayri, ca. 821-875Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Canonization of al-Bukh�ar�i and Muslim.DDC classification: 297.12 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Chart; Acknowledgments; Dates and Abbreviations; Preface; PART ONE; I. Introduction; II. The Study of Canons and Canonization; III. The Genesis of al-Bukhari and Muslim; IV. A "Period of Intense Canonical Process": Imagination and the Study of the Sahihayn in the Long Fourth/Tenth Century; V. Canon and Community: al-Hakim al-Naysaburi and the Canonization of the Sahihayn; PART TWO; VI. The Canon and the Needs of the Community: The Sahihayn as Measure of Authenticity, Authoritative Reference and Exemplum; VII. The Principle of Charity and the Creation of Canonical Culture.
Summary: Drawing on canon studies, this book charts the origins, development and functions of the two texts through the lens of canonicity. It examines how the books went from controversial to indispensable as they became the common language for discussing the Prophet's legacy among the various Sunni schools of law.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-409) and index.

List of Chart; Acknowledgments; Dates and Abbreviations; Preface; PART ONE; I. Introduction; II. The Study of Canons and Canonization; III. The Genesis of al-Bukhari and Muslim; IV. A "Period of Intense Canonical Process": Imagination and the Study of the Sahihayn in the Long Fourth/Tenth Century; V. Canon and Community: al-Hakim al-Naysaburi and the Canonization of the Sahihayn; PART TWO; VI. The Canon and the Needs of the Community: The Sahihayn as Measure of Authenticity, Authoritative Reference and Exemplum; VII. The Principle of Charity and the Creation of Canonical Culture.

Drawing on canon studies, this book charts the origins, development and functions of the two texts through the lens of canonicity. It examines how the books went from controversial to indispensable as they became the common language for discussing the Prophet's legacy among the various Sunni schools of law.

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