Public Lecture: How critical can we be towards Hadith in Bukhari?

Fri 23rd Nov, 2018

7:00pm - 9:00pm
ISRA Centre Level 3 128-136, South Parade Auburn NSW

A vibrant discipline, hadith science primarily concerns the authenticity of Prophetic narrations. In recent times, it is being revisited critically by both Muslim and non-Muslim scholars alike. How authentic is the ‘most authentic book after the Qur'an’ and is there room for criticism of Sahih al-Bukhari?

Dr Muhammad Mansur Ali
Cardiff University UK

Bio of the speaker

Dr. Mansur Ali studied classical Islamic studies and Arabic at Darul Uloom Bury, UK and Al-Azhar University Cairo, Egypt. He then completed his postgraduate studies in Middle Eastern Studies (Hadith studies) at the University of Manchester researching for a PhD dissertation on the ‘Importance of the Isnad in  Al-Tirmidhi’s Sunan’. He is interested in Hadith studies as well as applied Islamic theology and ethics. He has authored a number of books and academic journal articles on the subject of Hadith, chaplaincy, drug addiction and Islamic theology, and practical theology. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Khatib at the Darul Isra Mosque, Cardiff, UK. He is also recipient of the 2015 BISCA awards (

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Public Lecture: How critical can we be towards Hadith in Bukhari?