Course Title : History and Methodology of Hadith
Code Course
Credits ECTS
ISC 203-1 A -1 4 0 0 4.00 5
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Description In this subject will be treated topics about hadith history and methodology. The aim of this subject is a better understanding of hadiths by the students and necesary supply needed to obtain from the sources of hadith. In this way the main terms of hadith will be examined, the hadith transmiters, works and main sciences of Hadith. These topics are being investigated by taking into consideration the historical development of the science of hadith. In this way the students learn the evaluation of hadith and method of their transmition
Objectives The recognition of the limits of time of hadiths, persons terms, books and methodology of hadith
Course Outline
1Presentation with history and methodology of hadith, topics and relationship between sunnah and revelation
2Main points in the history of hadith, writing
3The time of clasification
4The time of Tahdhib
5Contemporary Studies in the field of hadith, studies in the field of haith
6Some topics related to the history of hadith
7The importance of the investigation of hadith and books of methodolgy of hadith
8Midterm Exam
9The investigation of the chain of narrators, Sahabe, tabiun, etbau-tabiin
10Required qualities of transmitters (adalah, zabt) jarh and tadil of transmitter, union of jarh and tadil to the transmitter, the expressions used in jarh and tadil, the behavior of the transmitter, the path of transmitter to learn the hadith.
11The analysis of the text, comparison with the knowledges that we alerady know, distinctiveness of the language
12The classification of hadiths; makbul hadith, sahih, hasen, and merdud; week hadith: mursel, munkati’, mual’l, mual’lak, mudel’les.
13Merdud Hadiths: Mual’lel, Mudtarib, Maklub, Shâdhdh, Munker, Metruk, Meudu’; History, the purpose of adjustment of other words as hadith
14Same types of hadiths 1: Kudsi, Merfu’, Meukuf, Maktu’, Musned, Muttasil, Muanan, Mudrexh, Haber Uâhid,
15Same types of hadiths 2: Mesh’hur, Aziz, Ferd, Garîb, Musahhaf, Muharref, Mutâbî, Shâhid, Muhkem, Muhtelif
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1The students will learn the history of hadith in general
2The students will gain knowledge about the parts of hadiths and their names. They will have the ability to assess the degree of each hadith.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 000
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11313
Other 000
Total Work Load 115
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.6

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