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Ḥadīth qudsī
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Ḥadīth qudsī (plur. aḥādīth qudsiyya, lit., holy tradition; also ḥadīth ilāhī, ḥadīth rabbānī, plur. aḥādīth ilāhiyya/rabbāniyya, lit., divine tradition; khabar, report, plur. akhbār, sometimes used instead of ḥadīth) designates a direct-discourse statement ascribed to God—hence the preferred translation “divine saying”—that is not from t…

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Graham, William A., “Ḥadīth qudsī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30166>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004335738, 2017, 2017-4



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