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

Wed, Dec 5, 2018, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Audience: 
Open to the public
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Sponsor(s): 
Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life and the Program in Near Eastern Studies

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.

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