An important issue: When we…

An important issue: When we say a Hadith is Sahih, we are also trusting someone like Imam Bukhari, Muslim (RA), etc., who passed a judgment on the chain of narrators – with regards to arguments with sectarians, they cannot simply start placing one Hadith against another, since the whole issue is that we have trusted scholars like Bukhari, Tirmidhi, Muslim (RA), and so forth. If the sectarians wish to argue about authenticity with true sincerity, the first step is to accept the judgment and scholarship value of these scholars, then we can start to discuss, it is this simple. [There will be a need to bring up the sectarian’s own method and subject it to strict critique, but to begin with, we should not fall for this selective polemical-sectarian tactic].

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