The explanation and criticism of the hadiths in the calendars of the Presidency of Religious Affairs - The Republic of Turkey

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2008

Thesis Language: Turkish




Calendars address numerous people because of their wide distribution network, low-price, convenience of usage, and updated data. By including basic religious information, these calendars reach millions of people and serve as a source of religious knowledge for them at the same time. The Calendar of the Presidency of Religious Affairs is the most trustworthy and preferable one among people, because of being an official institute. This study had made to determine the trustworthiness and meticulousness of the preparation of the data related to hadiths on the calendars of the Presidency of Religious Affairs. First of all, in our thesis, the sources of hadiths of calendars and the problem about usage of these sources had studied. Afterwards, the case about the soundness of hadiths and the matter because of the usage of the writer had discussed through the study of explanation and criticism. These statements had put forward by evaluation of the results of questionnaire that applied to three hundred people with proposals of solution.