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Ibn Bābawayh Cemetery, Tehran.

أبي جعفر محمّد بن علي بن الحسين بن بابويه القمّي

Ibn Bābawayh or Bābuya, Abu Ja`far Muhammad ibn `Alī,  known as al‑Ṣāduq (d. 381/991-2)

Stephen Lambden 2009+2014 - UCMerced - in progress 2015.

Encyclopedia Iranica article by Martin McDermott :

 Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn al-Husayn ibn Bābūya al Qummī (= al-Ṣadūq) (d. 381/991-2) 

  • Tafslr al-Qummī. 2 vols. Qumm: Mu'assasat Dar al-Kitfıb lil-Tibā'a waJ-Nashr, 1984.

[Kitāb] Man lā yaḥzuruhu al faqīh ("The Book for the one who has no recourse to the lawyer"), 9,000 + traditions.

  • Kitab Man lā yaḥḍaru-hu al faqīh  (4 vols.)  ed. H.M. al-Kharsan, Najaf: Dār al-Kutub al-Islāmīya, ADD, 1957.
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh, 4 vols. ed. and introduction al-Sayyid Hasan al-Musawi al-Khurasani.  Tehran, 1390/ 1970.
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh  4 vols.  ed. Shaykh  `Ali  al-Ākhūndī,  5th printing, Tehran (Bazar al-Sultani] :  Dār al-kutub al-Islamiyya, 1390/1970. *
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh  ed. Beirut, 1411/1991.*
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh  1 vol. ed. Beirut: Mu`assat al-`Alamī, 14XX/XXXX. (816pp.).
  • Mashyakhat al-faqīḥ, The last chapter of the above, annotated by Muhammad Ja`far Shams al-Din. Beirut:  Dār al-Ta`ārif li'l-Matbu`at, n.d. (= 1411/1991?).*
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh  4 vols.  ed. Shaykh  `Ali  al-Ākhūndī,  5th printing, Tehran (Bazar al-Sultani] :  Dār al-kutub al-Islamiyya, 1390/1970. *
  • Ṣaḥīḥ man lā yaḥḍaruhu al-faqīh. ed. Muḥammad B al- Bahbūdī. Beirut: Mu'assasat al-Wafā' 1987.
  • Man lā yaḥzuru-hu al faqīh  ed. Beirut, 1411/1991.*
  • Mashyakhat al-faqīḥ, The last chapter of the above, annotated by Muhammad Ja`far Shams al-Din. Beirut:  Dār al-Ta`ārif li'l-Matbu`at, n.d. (= 1411/1991?).*

The three major Shi`i  jurisprudential or legal textbooks  are detailed below (2-4). They form the basis of Shī`ī fiqh (jurisprudence) with which they are largely concerned.

Kamāl [Ikmāl] al‑dīn (The Perfection of Religion).  

  • Kamāl [Ikmāl] al‑dīn wa tammam [itmam] al‑ni`ma fī ithbāt al‑gḥayra wa kashf  al‑ḥayra. Beirut: Mu`asasat al‑A`lamī,  1412/1991. *
  • Kitab al‑tawhid.  Beirut:  Naǰaf : al-Maṭbaʻa al-Ḥaydarīyya, ADD/1966.
  • Kitab al‑tawhid.  Beirut: Dār al‑Ma`rifa. n.d. *
  • Kitab al‑`Ilāl al‑sharā`i.  Beirut: Mu`asasat al‑A`lamī, 1408/1988.*
  • Kitab al‑Khiṣāl. Beirut: Mu`asasat al‑A`lamī, 1410/1990.*

Thawāb al‑a`māl.

  • Thawāb al‑a`māl.  Beirut: Mu`assat al‑A`lamī. 1403/1983. *

'Uyun  akhbār al‑Riḍā,

  • 'Uyūn  akhbār al‑Riḍā, [lith.,1899/1317] rep. Qumm, 1377  +  Najaf, 1390/1970.*
  • 'Uyūn akhbãr al-Ridā. Ed. Muhammad Mahdî Hasan Khurasan. 2 vols, in 1. Najaf: Maţba'ah al-Şaydarîyah, 1970.
  • Risāla fī’l‑ghayba, IV  [Qumm CDRom]).*
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  • Kitab Muṣādaqat al-ikhwān. Tehran: Chapkhanih-yi Majlis,  XXXX/1946-7 (18+55+3pp.). Persian trans. from Arabic.Copy in Ohio State Univ. Lib.
  • Muṣādaqat al-iḫwān.  Tihrān Kitābkhāna-yi  Shams. ca. 1950
  • Iʻtiqādāt-i Ṣadūq ed. Ḥusain Kai Ustuwān. : Tehrān ʻIlmī , 1380/1961. .

General Works, Studies and Miscellany.

 Muḥammad Bāqir Kamara'ī

  • Hiṣāl-i Sȟaykh Ṣadūq : bā tarǧuma wa sharh-i fārsī. Tehrān   Cȟāpkhāna-yi ʻIlmī . ca. XXXX/ 1950?.

Serdani, Mohammad 1979.

  • Der verborgene Imam : eine Untersuchung der chiliastischen Gedanken im schiitischen Islam nach Ibn Bābūya (gest. 991): Kamāl al-dīn wa-tamām al-niʻma, Thesis (doctoral)--Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 1979

Tafaḍḍulī, Maryam. 2002.

  • Kitābšināsī-i nusḥahā-i ḥaṭṭī-i athār-i Sȟaykh Ṣadūq (rh) dar Īrān = A bibliography of the manuscripts of the writings of Sheikh Sadouq in Iran : Tehrān Wizārat-i Farhang wa Iršād-i Islāmī, Sāzmān-i Čāp wa Intišārāt 2002/1381  ISBN: 9644224515 9789644224515

Itiqadat al-Imamiyya (The beliefs of the [Twelver] Imamis)