Originally Posted by Al Habeshi
You heard him say: bi-smi-llaahi r-rahmaani r-rahiim then he sent fatiah wa durood Ala RassulAlaah wa ala ahlehi ashabehi ajmaheen. If you would, please sit through the whole lecture, Allah SWT will take away all confusion because you will hear Brother refer to himself as "we Muslims"
And as an extra bonus you will, by the end of lecture, Allah SWT willing, be a lot more knowledgeable person about the science of ahadeeth
Jonathan A.C. Brown
NEAR E 433 The Life of the Prophet
NEAR E 211 Introduction to Islam
Jonathan Brown, Assistant Professor, joined NELC in Fall 2006 after recently completing his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago where his studies focused on the history of Islam, Islamic law, Qur’an and hadith, Islamic historiography, and hermeneutic traditions in Islam. His monograph, forthcoming from Brill, is titled "The Canonization of al-Bukhari and Muslim: The Formation and Function of the Sunni Hadith Canon." In the upcoming academic year Prof. Brown will offer a range of courses, including "Life of Prophet Muhammad," "Introduction to Islam," "Ritual and Legal Texts," "Trends in Contemporary Middle East," and "Historical Texts."