Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium: A Book Talk and Conversation

Date
Dec 5, 2018, 6:30 pm7:30 pm

Speaker

Sponsor
Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life and the Program in Near Eastern Studies
Audience
Open to the public
Event Description

Professor Joel Belcher's book explores the rich history of the practice of hadith commentary in the times and places it flourished the most—classical Andalusia, medieval Egypt, and early modern India. It weaves together tales of public debates, high court rivalries, and colonial politics offering great insights into Islamic history.