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The Authenticity of Sahih Bukhari

Question

What answer do you give a person who questions the authenticity of Sahih Bukhari?

How can it be one hundred percent authentic because it was only compiled over 200 years after the death of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

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Musnad Rabi’ ibn Habib

Question

Is this reliable

أَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ، عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ، قَالَ: بَلَغَنِي عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ، قَالَ: رَسْمُ الْمِدَادِ فِي ثَوْبِ أَحَدِكُمْ إِذَا كَانَ يَكْتُبُ عِلْمًا كَالدَّمِ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ ، وَلا يَزَالُ يَنَالُ بِهِ الأَجْرَ مَا دَامَ ذَلِكَ الْمِدَادُ فِي ثَوْبِهِ

مسند الربيع بن حبيب – رقم الحديث : 29

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The nine books of Hadith

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Most of us know about the six famous books of Hadith, but I wanted to know about the nine famous books of Hadith.

Which three additional collections are included and the reason for their inclusion? Read More »

Question about Mustakhraj

Question

How far up can an author of a Mustakhraj go with his chain?

Does it have to connect with the original author’s teacher / teacher’s teacher or can it go further back until the Sahabi?

I have read somewhere that if it goes back to the Sahabi then the purpose of Mustakhraj is lost as it will be called a completely different chain.

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