Muhammad Nasir al-Din al-Albani's Revolutionary Approach to Hadith
NL : International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World
6 - 7 p.
In spite of his undistinguished social background al-Albani became known as the greatest hadith scholar of his generation. His reliance on hadith as the central pillar of law at the expense of the schools of jurisprudence caused him to take up controversial positions.This brought him into conflict with the Saudi religious establishment but also made himpopular in Salafi circles.