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This index presents a list of author names and terms that are mentioned in the book The Canonization of al-Bukhārī and Muslim. After the Qurʾān, the Ṣaḥīḥayn are the two most venerated books in Sunni Islam. The book examines the canonization of al-Bukhārī and Muslim in order to discover how, when and why the two as attained their authoritative station. It explores the nature of this authority, the tensions surrounding it, and the roles that the Ṣaḥīḥayn canon has played in Islamic civilization.

Keywords: Ṣaḥīḥayn; al-Bukhārī; Qurʾān



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