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Created by the Prophet Muhammad and his twelve Imams, the Hadith is an ancient and profoundly influential body of religious texts in Shi'ite Muslim literature, second in importance only to the Holy Koran itself.Texts on the practical aspects of life and pure metaphysics are included in this first English translations of excerpts from the Hadith. Especially selected for the Western reader by the renowned Islamic scholar Tabataba'i, the passages from the Hadith shed light on the culture, history, law, and theology of the Shi'ite community and provide direct translations of some of the most famous of Islamic prayers.
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Allamah Sayyed Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i is the author of many studies in Islamic philosophy. His book Shi'ite Islam, edited by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, was also published by the State University of New York Press.Language Notes:
Text: English, Persian (translation)
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