Truthfulness of Hadith Imams

How did Imam Bediuzzaman Said Nursi explain the truthfulness of the Hadith Authorities and the Great Hadith Imams? In different parts of the Risale-i Nur, Imam Bediuzzaman made various statements expressing that they were such truthful Imams. Two of them are as follow: “Among such authorities were those who memorized more than 100,000 Traditions, who were so pious that for 50 years they performed the morning prayer with the night prayer’s wudu’ (ablution) (spending night awake in long vigils), and who compiled the six authentic books of Tradition. Any Tradition…

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Revelation and Inspiration

How did the revelation descend upon the prophets? Was there any revelation without a means? Does the inspiration come directly or through a means? The revelation is descended upon a Messenger through an angel. Gabriel was the means of the revelation. He brought the word of Allah to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Sometimes Gabriel was visible; and on occasion he invisibly breathed the revelation into Prophet’s heart. The revelation without any means was that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) heard the word of Allah in person in the night of Mi’raj.…

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