Posts Tagged ‘history’

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. […]

Will the saints in Matthew please stand up!

Miraculous historical incident or fairy tale? by ibn Anwar   The following story is a short narrative of an incident which allegedly occured after the alleged death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion. How credible is it to the eye of scrutiny? We shall see. “The tombs were opened, and the bodies of many holy people who […]