Jesus in the Islamic tradition


The Islamic tradition has hundreds of sayings, traditions etc attributed to Jesus, many of which aren’t in the canonical Gospels but are drawn from oral lore and tradition, Christian and otherwise etc.

None of these are graded verifiably authentic or sahih as ahadith simply because they aren’t used/categorised/collected in the same way — they are simply part of the voluminous collection of Islamic lore – which people can freely accept or reject  – but which is often used for didactic and other purposes, with an Allahu Alam, “and God knows best,” as to its historicity.


Categories: Hadith, Islam, Jesus

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