Qur'anic Exegesis

Qur'anic Exegesis

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Throughout Islamic history, Muslim exegetes of all ideological orientations have delved into the depths of the Qur’anic text to better understand the divine revelation.The present work describes the exegetical work of a variety of scholars from the Shi‘i, Sunni, and Sufi traditions, spanning from the second Islamic century until the modern era. In addition to discussing well-known exegetes, such as Tabari, it also provides lesser-known details on early Shi‘a exegetes, such as ‘Ayyashi and ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Qummi. The exegesis attributed to Imam Ja‘far al-Sadiq is also discussed.

Book Title Qur'anic Exegesis
Publisher ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD OF ISLAM PRESS
Type Books
Date Published Oct 14, 2016

Throughout Islamic history, Muslim exegetes of all ideological orientations have delved into the depths of the Qur’anic text to better understand the divine revelation.The present work describes the exegetical work of a variety of scholars from the Shi‘i, Sunni, and Sufi traditions, spanning from the second Islamic century until the modern era. In addition to discussing well-known exegetes, such as Tabari, it also provides lesser-known details on early Shi‘a exegetes, such as ‘Ayyashi and ‘Ali ibn Ibrahim al-Qummi. The exegesis attributed to Imam Ja‘far al-Sadiq is also discussed.

This book is part of a series of translations from the Encyclopaedia of the World of Islam (EWI) which was originally compiled in Persian. Other entries from this encyclopaedia which are available in English include Hadith, Hawza-yi ‘Ilmiyya, History and Historiography, Muslim Organisations, Political Parties, Sufism, and Education in the Islamic Civilisation.

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