Abdul Hadi Al-Fadhli

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'Abd al-Hadi al-Fadli (6 December 1935 – 8 April 2013) was an Islamic author and thinker.


Born near Basra, Iraq, he had a seminary education and also received a doctorate from the University of Cairo. He was a student of Ayatollah Baqir al-Sadr and Ayatollah Khoei. He is well known for making accessible books in the Islamic sciences which are studied by traditional seminary students. He has taught in both universities and traditional seminaries (the hawzah). His famous works include Khulasat al-Mantiq, a book on Islamic logic, and Dirasat Mujiza 'Ilmay al-Rijal al-Ahadith, a book on the science of narrators ('ilm al-rijal or biographical evaluation) and narrations (hadith). One of his books, Introduction to Hadith, has been translated into English and was reprinted in 2011. He died in Qatif, Saudi Arabia.[1][2]


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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Arabic Wikipedia.