Posts Tagged ‘hadith’

Torchbearers of knowledge in Islam

Female Scholars in Islam by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) and al-Jamalullail The transmission of hadith collections and even the compilation of new ones with very elevated isnads in the post-canonical era was an area in which women could excel. Because they often lived longer than men, women could become the most sought after transmitters of books. […]