(Part 1) Non Scholarly, Traditional, and Academic Approaches to Hadith - Dr. Andreas Görkehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akpr_FXLqP4
(Part 2) The Contributions of Goldzhir and Schacht to the Academic Study of Hadithhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IvpIAm_InA
(Part 3) Eschatological Traditions as a Means to Dating Hadith and the Elucidation of Isnad-Cum-Matnhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6ZGzj-oYX4
Real Talk with Dr. Andreas Görke: Isnad-Cum-Matn - An Academic Approach to Dating Hadīth
With Muslims the subject of hadīth has been a continuous study since the first century of Islam; whilst the academic (or what some would call the Western Orientalist) study of hadīth only began in the middle of the nineteenth century. But in the last 40 years or so, academic scholarship has begun to take stock of not just the authenticity of what is reported in hadith but also of their origins and mode of transmission. Those two aspects of hadith—origins and transmission—carries us into the topic of Isnad-Cum-Matn analysis, which is an academic approach to dating.
Our guest Dr. Andreas Görke is a Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh but has also worked as lecturer and researcher at the Universities of Hamburg and Basel, the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), Freie Universität Berlin, and the University of Kiel, and served as acting professor for early and classical Islam at the University of Hamburg.
His research interests include early Islamic history and historiography, the life of the Prophet Muhammad, Koran and Koranic exegesis, Hadith, Islamic law, the transmission of Arabic manuscripts, Islam in its late antique environment and the impact of modernity on Muslim thought.