Editorial: Hadith Studies in the West

Mahdi Mehrizi

An Introduction to the Hadith Studies in the West orientalism has arisen since four centuries ago and the Orientalists have studied many subjects of Islamic sciences. Hadith literature is one of the subjects that have been studied by the Orientalists. Since hadith has been used as the second source of judgment in Islam, many researches in the West have been done in this regard. Three articles of this issue are concerned with the works of Western scholars and the authors try to introduce them.

Key Words: Hadith Studies, Orientalists, Western Scholars.

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