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The Turks in al-Ahadith al-Sahiha!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more, Feb 23, 2019 at 09:19

Dr Pipes,

Oh for sure. This hadith is anachronistic as all of al-Ahadith. However, it makes it to Sahih al-Bukhari so it is Sahih.

Notice that the very early Islamic literary sources, the Qur'an included, are silent about the Turks. Then we hear about the Turks from a non Arab (al-Bukhari) who lived hundreds of miles away from al-Hijaz, 2-3 centuries after the death of Muhammad, and he must have been familiar with the Turks as an ethnic group and mortal enemy


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7The Turks in al-Ahadith [114 words]
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dhimmi no moreFeb 22, 2019 14:19247897
2The Turks in al-Ahadith al-Sahiha! [82 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 23, 2019 09:19247897
1Fact checking DNM (and discovering the Islamic gold mine) [463 words]PrashantFeb 23, 2019 16:20247897
1Prashant: Never trust English to Arabic translations by Muslims! They are tenditious and full of lies! Here is an example [112 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 26, 2019 07:59247897
Crazy Hadith? The goat that ate the verses wins the prize! [146 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 26, 2019 08:44247897
Typo and it is Arabic to English translations [13 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 27, 2019 06:18247897
6Youtube and another anti-black hadith! [244 words]dhimmi no moreMar 4, 2019 07:23247897
The Mongols were expert archers and related to the Turks [115 words]
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DaveFeb 21, 2019 18:51247884

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