Scholars of Hadith By Syed bashir Ali
This book Scholars of Hadith By Syed bashir Ali presents a wide-ranging, in detail analysis of great Muhaddithun (scholars of the Science of Hadith). Detailed biographies of Malik b. Anas, Ibn Hanbal, al-Bukhari, Muslim, al-Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, an-Nasai, Ibn Majah, ad-Darimi and al-Bayhaqi are presented in each chapter together with the methods they used in Hadith collection and classification. Imam Bukhari’s famous book of ahadith Sahih al-Bukhari has thousands of authentic ahadith. Similarly Sahih Muslim by Imam Muslim is an enlightening endeavor in compilation of ahadith.
In today’s world this work is especially important where a lot of Muslims have a dire need to connect with the great corpus of work which was produced by the scholars or traditional Islam. A work such as Scholars of Hadith has been long overdue in the English language and it will surely make for productive reading for all those who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Islam.