term denoting reports that convey the normative words and deeds of the Prophet Moḥammad; it is understood to refer generically to the entire corpus of this literature and to the thousands of individual reports that comprise it.
i. A General Introduction
ii. Hadith in Shiʿism
iii. Hadith in Ismaʿilism
iv. Hadith in Sufism
v. Hadith as Influenced by Iranian Ideas and Practices
(Shahab Ahmed, A. Kazemi-Moussavi, Ismail K. Poonawala, Hamid Algar, Shaul Shaked)
Originally Published: December 15, 2002
Last Updated: February 24, 2012
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Vol. XI, Fasc. 4, pp. 442-448 and. Vol. XI, Fasc. 4, pp. 449-457