A Study of Leprosy Ahadith in Light of Medical Knowledge

Mohammed Ali Albar

Abstract


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/23-3-15217

Leprosy was one of the most dreaded diseases of mankind. The subject of leprosy has been addressed in more than one saying (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). A brief review of the medical knowledge about leprosy is first given. Then the explanation of these "Ahadith" in the light of this knowledge is presented.


Keywords


Leprosy; Hadith; Infectivity; Control

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/23-3-15217




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