Article

Purity

Sukidi

in Islamic Studies

ISBN: 9780195390155
Published online December 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/obo/9780195390155-0064
Purity

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The idea of purity has been one of the most central doctrines and practices in Islam. It has been prescribed in the Qurʾanic texts and exemplified in the words and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad. There are several Qurʾanic texts used as the authoritative bases for the discursive interpretation and practice of ritual purity within the boundary of Qurʾanic discourse.

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Subjects: Islam

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