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al-Bukhārī, Muḥammad
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Al-Bukhārī and the Sciences of Ḥadīth and Rijāl

There is no doubt that professionally al-Bukhārī has always been known as a traditionist (muḥaddith) and so any activity outside the field of ḥadīth was an avocation for him. Although all the biographical books of the ahl al-sunna mention al-Bukhārī’s name and acknowledge his major contributio…

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Ahmad Pakatchi and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “al-Bukhārī, Muḥammad”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000023>
First published online: 2021

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