The following is a critical assessment of the reports that discuss the Prophet (sas) and influences of magic. An Islamic frame of reference is established and the reports are evaluated through their Sanad and Matn. Furthermore, there's a discussion of the evidences presented by those critical of the fact that the Prophet (sas) had been influenced by magic.
00:00 - Framework for Discussing Magic
10:02 - Chronology for Reports About the Incident | The First Mention & Classical Scholars' Views
30:36 - Matn | Inconsistencies in the Reports on Magic on Prophet Muhammad (sas)
38:40 - Evidences Against the Influence of Magic on the Prophet (sas)
54:21 - Views of Those Who Accept the Reports
57:32 - Conclusion | Thoughts Regarding Strength of Evidence & Hadith Literature
This video was live-streamed on June 1st, 2019 as part of the Ramadan Series. The Ramadan Sessions consisted of a "Study of Juz 'Amma."