Login to the College Kompanion   
HOME/COURSES
January - March 2017
 

Usul al-Hadith - The Principles of Hadith


This course is introductory in nature and is designed to equip students with a familiarity with the parlance of Hadith Scholars, commonly referred to as Mustalah al-Hadith or Usul al-Hadith.

 

Please note: To allow for a 2 week buffer at the end of the course, as our 10 and 12 weeks courses sometimes have a 1 week break inbetween the term and also additional classes at the end to recover any unexpected missed classes. You will be informed of the dates when you start the courses.


Start Date Time Duration Fees Discounts Gender Location    
There are no courses currently running, please check back later

Usul al-Hadith - The Principles of Hadith


This course is introductory in nature and is designed to equip students with a familiarity with the parlance of Hadith Scholars, commonly referred to as Mustalah al-Hadith or Usul al-Hadith.

 

This course is ideal for any individual wanting to understand the science of hadith. No previous knowledge is required.

 

Introduction to Hadith and chains of narrations; Terminologies of Hadith and its people; Different types of chains connecting back to the Messenger of Allah (SAW);

 

Hadith categories according to the number of people narrating it; Khabar Wahid, Mash’hoor, Mutawatir, Azeez, Ghareeb; Categories of Hadith based on continuous connection of narrators; Muttasil, Munqati, Mursal, Mu’allaq, Tadlis; Types of Hadith based on acceptance; Sahih, Hasan, Da’eef.

 

The breakdown of thw course over the 12 weeks is as follows:

 

Week#1

The definition of usul al-hadith, the importance of usul al-hadith, historical view about usul al-hadith from the time of the companions till the time of documentation.

Week#2

The types of hadith considering the otter:

1-       Hadith qudsi

2-      Hadith nabawi

3-       Hadith mawqoof

4-      Hadith maqtu`.  

Week#3

The types of hadith considering the numbers of the narrators:

1-      Hadith mutawaatir(many chains), the number of narrators to be mutawaatir, hadith mutawaatir is clear cut, examples about hadith mutawaatir, the most famous books about hadith mutawaatir.

2-      Hadith aahad (single report), the types of hadith aahad; hadith mashhoor, hadith mutadafir, hadith aziz, hadith gharib. 

Week#4

The authority of hadith aahad, the evidences for the authority of hadith aahad.

Week#5

The types of hadith considering the authentic:

1-      Hadith saheeh (strong), conditions of hadith sahih, examples about hadith sahih, the most famous books about hadith sahih.

2-      Hadith hasan (acceptable), conditions of hasan, examples of hasan, the most famous books about hasan.

3-       Hadith Da`if (weak), the types of da`if, the opinions of the scholars about da`if, the most famus books abut da`if.

Week#6

Hadith maudhu (fabricated), the reasons for fabrication, how maudhu be recocnised, examples about maudhu, the most famous books about maudhu.

Week#7

The types of hadith which is common between sahih, hasan, and da`if, such as hadith musalsal, hadith musnad, etc.

Week#8

The types of hadith studies:

1-      The biography of the narrators: how a sahabi is recognised, the concept of all the companions are trustworthy, the most famous books about sahabah, the followers, the followers of the followers.

Week#9

2-      The hadith with strange meaning: examples and the most famous books.

3-      The abrogate and the abrogated hadith: examples and the most famous books.

4-      The cause of hadith: the importance of this knowledge, examples and the most famous books.

Week#10

The eight ways of learning hadith and the way of delivering hadith.

The titles of the scholars of hadith.

The most famous scholars of hadith.

Week#11

The journey for seeking hadith. The journey for seeking one hadith only in the time of sahabah and after them.

Week#12

The argument about writing hadith: in the time of sahabah and after them, the opinions of the scholars about writing hadith.

 

And finally about studying the hadith, and our duties towards the hadiths of the Prophet (SAW).



 

Copyright © 2003 - 2017 Ebrahim College - 80 Greenfield Road, London, E1 1EJ - T: 020 7377 6677 - UK Registered Charity 1108141
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.     Accept    |     Read Our Privacy Policy