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The Authentic Six: History of Hadith Preservation thru the Biographies of its Compilers

Ever wonder why we have so many authentic compilations of Hadiths? Why are they different if they report the same Hadith? How are their methods of collection and compilations different? Here’s your opportunity to learn.

The compilation of the Prophetic traditions (حديث) and the science that developed in the process is an intellectual feat unparalleled to any other. Who were the people behind it? And what inspired them to take up such a momentous task? More importantly, what methods did they employ to validate these traditions and record them for posterity? Join us as we trace the history of the preservation of Hadith and learn the basics of this science through the biographies of the noble men who compiled “The Authentic Six” ( الصحاح الستّة ).