Often it is assumed that the Ahlus Sunnah and the Shia agree on the principle sources of Islam, and that the differences between them thereafter are minutiae. This is false. Both groups are different in their principle beliefs, and principle sources. The theme of this book: The Science of Hadith, Between the Originailty of the Ahlus Sunnah and the Plagiarism of the Shia is to delineate these differences; it is a juxtaposition of the sources of the Ahlus Sunnah with that of the Shia, together with being an exposition of the primary sources of the Shia, their hadith terminology, their criteria of grading narrators, etc.
A must book for every beginner keen on understanding the workings of the Shia hadith legacy.
The Science of Hadith Between the Ahlus Sunnah and the Shia Rafidah
by: Ashraf al Jizawi
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Chapter One – The Origins of the Sciences of Hadith between the Ahlus Sunnah and the Rawafid
Section One: The Origins of the Sciences of Hadith Amongst the Ahlus Sunnah.
Section Two: The Origins of the Sciences of Hadith Amongst the Shia.
Chapter Two – The Sunnah according to the Rawafid
Chapter Three – The Documentation of the Sunnah by the Rawafid
Section One: Documentation of the Ahlus Sunnah.
Section Two: Documentation of the Rawafid.
Chapter Four – The Canonical Books of the Rawafid
Section One: The eight collections
Section Two: General comments on the eight collections
Section Three: A brief study of al Kafi, the greatest book of the Rawafid
Section Four: The four-hundred principal sources
Chapter Five – Gradings of Hadith According to the Shia
Section one: Gradings of hadith according to the Akhbari Shia
Section two: Gradings of hadith according to the Usuli Shia
Chapter Six – Isnad (Chain of Transmission) and its Importance
Section One: Definition of Sanad and Matn (wording)
Section Two: The importance of Isnad and the attention paid to it by the scholars of the Ahlus Sunnah.
Section Three: The Rawafid and the Asanid (plural of Isnad).
Chapter Seven – The ‘Adalah (rectitude) of the Sahabah
Section One: The ‘Adalah of the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum in the Noble Qur’an
Section Two: The ‘Adalah of the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum in the pristine Sunnah.
Section Three: The consensus of the Ummah upon the ‘Adalah of the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum.
Section Four: The ‘Adalah of the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum in the books of the Rawafid.
Section Five: The Stance of the Rawafid About the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum.
Section Six: The implications of reviling or excommunicating the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum.
Chapter Eight – Tashih (authentication) and Tad’if (deeming weak) between the Ahlus Sunnah and the Rawafid
Section One: Tashih and Tad’if according to the Ahlus Sunnah
Section Two: Tashih and Tad’if according to the Rawafid
Point One – The Development of Jarh and Ta’dil by the Rawafid
Point Two – The Methodology of Tashih and Tad’if According to the Rawafid
Point Three – Tashih and Tad’if According to Jafar al Subhani and a Refutation of him
Section Three: A brief comparison between the books of the Ahlus Sunnah and those of the Rawafid regarding Jarh (impugning) and Ta’dil (approbation), and Tashih and Tad’if.
Chapter Nine – The Lament of the Ahlul Bayt About the Abundance of Liars Against them From Those Who Claim to be their Shia
Chapter Ten – The Status of the Transmitters of the Rawafid
Section One: The Rafidi narrators impugned in their credible transmitter dictionaries.
Section Two: A detailed analyses regarding some Rafidi transmitters from their credible books.
Section Three: The unknown narrators in the books of the Rawafid
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