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The sahaba wrote the words of Muhammad? Really?

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 16, 2007 at 18:28

Where is your extant evidence? Let me help you: you can read all the extant Arabic language literature between 632CE and 750CE in Hoyland survey but you will never find any single papyrus written by any of Muhammad's sahaba. As a matter of the fact the 3Ulama in the 3rd century of islam realized that such material just did not exist in written form and came up with the famous saying:

al-tafseer lel sahaba wa al-ta'weel lel fuqaha/3ulama/jamee3

Your claim is bogus


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