Can We Trust Hadith Literature? | Behind the Scenes

Muntasir Zaman

Muntasir Zaman graduated from the ʿĀlimiyyah program of the Madrasah ʿArabiyyah Islāmiyyah in South Africa. He then completed the Iftā program and a course specializing in the field of Hadīth. He holds an MA in Islamic Studies from the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in Leicester, England. Currently, he is a full-time instructor at the Qalam Institute, teaching advanced Hadīth studies. He writes articles, book reviews, and translations of classical Islamic literature.

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Guest Author Mufti Muntasir Zaman introduces his publication, “Can We Trust Hadith Literature? Understanding the Process of Transmission and Preservation”, which answers two common questions around hadith: (1) How has Islamic civilization maintained the rich literary heritage of Ḥadīth developed by early Muslim scholars? and (2) What guarantee is there that the collections of ḥadīths in our possession have reached us accurately and that they were compiled by their purported authors?

Read the full publication here.