Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Modern Hadith StudiesContinuing Debates and New Approaches$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Belal Abu-Alabbas, Christopher Melchert, and Michael Dann

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781474441797

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.edinburgh.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Edinburgh University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ESO for personal use.date: 24 September 2021

Ibn al-Mubārak, Traditionist

Ibn al-Mubārak, Traditionist

Chapter:
(p.49) Chapter 3 Ibn al-Mubārak, Traditionist
Source:
Modern Hadith Studies
Author(s):

Christopher Melchert

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.003.0004

Christopher Melchert. surveys modern scholarship in Arabic and English concerning this prominent eighth-century traditionist. The fullest is a book by Muḥammad Saʿīd ibn Muḥammad Bukhārī (2003). He goes on to review where Ibn al-Mubārak collected hadith, his tendency in law, and and his personal stances as to various controversies of his time, such as Shiʿism and the value of voluntary poverty. It also regretfully observes that later collectors such as Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal and al-Bukhārī reproduced hadith from such early figures as Ibn al-Mubārak according to their own convenience, as by providing them with short isnāds back to the Prophet. It was not their purpose to present a random sample of anyone’s learning, so we are limited in what we can infer from collections like theirs concerning the special activities and interests of traditionists a century before.

Keywords:   hadith, Islamic law, Ibn al-Mubārak

Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.