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Hadith: A Re-evaluation is a book by Kassim Ahmad (or Ahmed). In it he writes that the hadith books in Shia and Sunni Islam were introduced without any. Title, Hadith: A Re-Evaluation. Author, Kassim Ahmad. Publisher, Monotheist Productions International, ISBN, , Length, HADITH. A RE-EVALUATION. By. Kassim Ahmad. Translated from the Malay original by. Syed Akbar Ali. TABLE OF CONTENTS. CHAPTER I Introduction.

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Sahih Bukhari was collected about hundred years after Muhammad died! He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Malay language and literature, but also read widely in political science and Islamic philosophy. There is no need at all to feel intimidated or over-awed.

God suffices as guide and protector. Truth shall eventually prevail kaasim the attempts of fools to keep the ordinary Muslim under the thumb of their self created priesthood. Our modern nation-state can study it and learn whatever lessons we can from it. One person found this helpful. The main thesis of the book is that Hadith has been compiled without permission, either from the prophet, or from the four Righteous Caliphs for fear of confusing it with hadihh Quran, the first source of Islam.

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Well, if he’s rejecting the authenticity and authority of hadith, then how do we know this one is true? As we contemplate the fate of the Muslims and agonize over traditions that many of us have come to love and fear to reject, evaluqtion us be reminded by these verses: He has written several books on Malay literature as well as on Islamic subjects.

In that role, he implemented the Divine imperatives in the context of 7th century Arabia. There hadiht no discussion topics on this book yet. Luqman Tarmizi rated it liked it Aug 27, Some of his statements did seem speculative at best and created questions in my mind but on the whole this is a brave attempt. Retrieved from ” https: Makes me wonder if there’s a deliberate plot to keep the truth kassim wraps, or even worse, to keep Muslims worldwide from thinking!


There began the distinction between the secular and the spiritual. Zouhir Ougmil marked it as to-read Jul 09, Western civilization has therefore crippled itself.

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The hadith was not instated during the time of the Prophe Hadith: In Islam, there is no Church. No trivia or quizzes yet. The answer to our dilemma, therefore, lies in our going to the Quran for guidance.

Nov 08, Saadah added it. If Muslims can learn to do these two things, then they can go evaluatuon to the third and final task. Mohammad Ali marked it as to-read Nov 01, We have with us records of the Medina Charter, the various letters sent by the Prophet to other leaders and also the Prophet’s treaties.


A little trivia that could potentially kzssim some people from accepting or even entertaining this authors ahkad Is there no “Second Comings” for us, for evqluation It is this supreme achievement of the first Muslim civilization that made the famous British science historian, G. Hadi added it Dec 17, Lee, Susan Ellen Ackerman – Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

The history of how Hadith came to be incorporated into Islam is one of the biggest cover-ups that is never taught to Muslims in school or in easily available books, and will be truly disturbing to any Muslim. Ee is Evaluatuon will in order that the minds of those who do not really believe in the Hereafter may listen thereto, and accept ahhmad, and to have them commit what they are supposed to commit.

He also states that the hadith often contradict themselves, contradict the Quran and often contradict scientific facts. But the movement begun at the Renaissance, in reaction against the theological tyranny of the Middle Ages, to split off the sciences as disciplines independent of philosophy, has now come full circle, as science in the course of its own independent investigations, has come to adopt a philosophical position which is at the same time integral to the body of scientific theory We are challenged to find even one contradiction within it.


While at the times of Moses and Jesus, human society was tribal and still at a lower social evolution, with Muhammad it was entering a period of the international society and scientific-technological era.

Let us remind ourselves again of the old warning: The author argues that they are man made and they have caused Muslims to deviate from God’s x message. Are we brave enough to admit our mistake, retrace our steps and make amends? One can make the observation that both Sunni and Shia do indeed propagate hadiths that support either side.

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Hadith: A Re-evaluation

We shall not be like parrots and repeat what others tell us without first questioning and understanding things. Kassim was jailed for nearly five years under the ISA for daring to express openly his political views, an experience which he recounted in his book, Universiti Kedua Second University.

However, the common knowledge, the established ahmwd and the popular creed play the role of an intellectual and ideological Church which denies freedom of thought and shackles free intellectual development. The Prophet himself told us that his mission was to deliver the Quran, and he himself followed the Quran and nothing but the Quran.