Metodologi IbnHibban dan Sumbangannya Terhadap Ilmu Hadis dalam Kitab Raudhah al-'Uqala' wa Nuzhah al-Fudhala': Satu Kajian Analisis
The Ibn Hibban’s Methodology and His Contributions in the Sciences of Hadith in Raudhah al-'Uqala' wa Nuzhah al-Fudhala': An Analytical Study
This study focuses on IbnHibban’s methodology and his contributions to the sciences of prophetic traditions through his book “Raudhah al-'Uqala 'Tafsir al-Fudhala.” As a scholar of prophetic traditions, he realized there were confusions and disorders among Muslim society during his time. He believed that unguided way of thinking would entail a man to be an unhonorable person in the eyes of God. He was concerned with emergence of groups of hypocrites who acted like religious scholarsdeceiving the people with their religious outlook. The Raudahwas writtenwith the intention to overcome the crisis of thought among the Muslims. Although this book was written to address the issue of the right method of thinking, there are, still some beneficial contributions in regards to the sciences of prophetic traditions. This study analyzes IbnHibban’s writing method as well as his contribution towards the sciences of prophetic traditions in this book. This study uses content analysis method to achieve the objective. Despite having subjected to false allegations to discredit his credibility, IbnHibbanwas known as a great scholar during his time.IbnHibban, through his book had contributed much to the sciences of prophetic traditions that could be benefited by the society.