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Ḥadīth

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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In Islam ḥadīth is the term applied to specific reports of the prophet Muḥammad 's words and deeds as well as

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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106 words

Sayings and acts attributed to the Prophet Muhammad, second only to the Koran as a source of authority in

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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Reports of the words and deeds of the Prophet *Muhammad, consisting of a text preceded by a chain of

hadīth

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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544 words

The term hadīth means “recital”, “talk”; with the article (al-hadīth), it designates the tradition relating the acts or

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The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy, Religion
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200 words

After the Qur'an itself, the most important source for Islamic philosophy is the body of works known as hadith (literally,

Ḥadīth

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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206 words

(Arab., ‘narrative’).

Muslim tradition—accounts of the ‘words, deeds or silent approval' of Muḥammad during the period of his preaching, but

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Religion
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317 words

Report of the words and deeds of Muhammad and other early Muslims; considered an authoritative source of revelation, second only

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a collection of traditions containing sayings of the prophet Muhammad which, with accounts of his daily practice (the Sunna), constitute the major source of guidance for Muslims apart from ... More

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