A Study of Leprosy Ahadith in Light of Medical Knowledge

  • Mohammed Ali Albar King Fahd Medical Research Center Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Keywords: Leprosy, Hadith, Infectivity, Control

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.

Author Biography

Mohammed Ali Albar, King Fahd Medical Research Center Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

M.B.B.Ch., D.M., M.R.C.P.

King Fahd Medical Research Center
Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Published
1991-07-01
Section
Islamic Perspectives