Sahih Al-Bukhari is widely regarded as the most authentic collection of hadith (sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad) in existence. It is an essential work of Islamic scholarship that has been studied and relied upon by Muslims for centuries.
However, Sahih Al-Bukhari and its author have been the subject of numerous misconceptions and attacks over the years. These misconceptions have often been spread by people who are ignorant of the true nature of hadith scholarship or who have a vested interest in undermining the authority of the Sunnah.
Elevating Sahih Al-Bukhari is a timely and important book that addresses 21 of the most common misconceptions about Sahih Al-Bukhari. The author, Abdul Qadir Muhammad Jalal, is a renowned scholar of hadith who provides clear and concise academic responses to each misconception in a manner that is comprehensible to the layman.
Why you should read Elevating Sahih Al-Bukhari:
To learn about the meticulous scholarly process that Imam Al-Bukhari undertook in compiling Sahih Al-Bukhari
To understand the legal authority of the hadith in Sahih Al-Bukhari
To gain insights into the narrators of Sahih Al-Bukhari and their trustworthiness
To learn how to resolve any apparent conflicts between the hadith in Sahih Al-Bukhari and other hadith
To develop a deeper appreciation for this essential work of Islamic scholarship
If you are a Muslim who wants to learn more about Sahih Al-Bukhari and to defend it against its detractors, then Elevating Sahih Al-Bukhari is a must-read book.