Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Hadith Criticism ILA 452 8 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses <p>None.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ERDİNÇ AHATLI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Prof. Dr. Abdullah AYDINLI, Prof. Dr. Erdinc AHATLI, Doç. Dr. Hayati YILMAZ, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Şule Yüksel UYSAL

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

To introduce the methods and application of Hadith critics

Course Content

In this course the Works of hadith critics which made in classic and modern period will be processed.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehends the methods of Hadith critiques Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Applies critique methods on hadiths Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Evaluates classic age Hadith critique methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyses modern methods of critique Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Compares and contrasts hadiths and data of positive sciences Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluates the hadiths in the frame of new comprehensions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Evaluates the context of the hadith for new approach Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of ‘critics’ and general introduction on Hadith critics
2 The critics methods
3 The critic of isnad
4 Al-Jarh and al-Ta’dil
5 Science of Rijal (the genenology of Hadith transferrers)
6 Text critics
7 Comparision with Qur’an
8 Mid-term exam.
9 To compare with natural sciences
10 To compare with ‘aql
11 To compare with history
12 New methods in critics
13 New pursuits in critics
14 Overall comments
Course Notes <p>Salahattin&nbsp;Polat,&nbsp;<strong>Metin tenkidi,</strong>&nbsp;İstanbul : Marmara &Uuml;niversitesi İlahiyat Fak&uuml;ltesi Vakfı, 2010</p> <p>Enbiya Yıldırım, Hadiste Metin Tenkidi, İstanbul:&nbsp;Rağbet Yayınları, 2009</p> <p>Salahattin&nbsp;Polat, Habil Nazlıg&uuml;l, S&uuml;leyman Doğanay,&nbsp;<strong>Hadis araştırma ve tenkit klavuzu,&nbsp;</strong>İstanbul : Marmara &Uuml;niversitesi İlahiyat Fak&uuml;ltesi Vakfı (İFAV), 2008</p> <p>Erdin&ccedil; Ahatlı,&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>N&uuml;b&uuml;vvet M&uuml;hr&uuml; (Tarihi S&uuml;re&ccedil;teki Algılanması ve Anlamlandırılması)</strong>,&nbsp;<em>Sakarya &Uuml;niversitesi İlahiyat Fak&uuml;ltesi Dergisi</em>, 2001, sayı: 3, s. 281-302<br /> Mustafa Ert&uuml;rk,&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>&Ccedil;ocuğun D&icirc;n&icirc; Eğitiminde Kullanılan Bir Hadis ve Tahl&icirc;li</strong>,&nbsp;<em>Marife: Dini Araştırmalar Dergisi [Bilimsel Birikim]</em>, 2002, cilt: II, sayı: 2, s. 53-79&nbsp;<br /> Ahmet&nbsp;Tahir&nbsp;Dayhan, <strong>&Ccedil;ocuğun Namaz Eğitimi İle İlgili Bir Hadis Tahl&icirc;linin Tahl&icirc;li</strong>,&nbsp;<em>Marife: Dini Araştırmalar Dergisi [Bilimsel Birikim]</em>, 2003, cilt: III, sayı: 2, s. 29-58</p>
Course Resources

Motzki, Harald, Hadis Çalışmalarının Tarihi Seyri, İstanbul 2006.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues. X
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim. X
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing.
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts.
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5