Quranic Exegesis in Classical Literature with Particular Reference to Abu Al-Qasim Al-Qushairi, A Critique of his Age and his Work on the Quranic Exegesis


The Book This work gives a particular reference to Abu al-Qasim al-Qushayri, the author of the Sufi work, Al-Risalah, who wrote a complete commentary of the Qur’an, which is regarded as the first ‘mystical’ commentary,

Author: Rashid Ahmad Jullundhry, Jullundhri
ISBN: 969469115X
Binding: Hardback, 168, Pages
Published Year: 2006
Language: English

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a fusion of Shariah and Tariqah that bridged the sometimes frictitious ties between sufis and ulama. The author studies the history of this tafsir, the science of Qur’anic tafsir and its development, aiming to show how Sufi scholars too have given a new life to the interpretation of the Qur’an. CONTENTS : Introduction Sources of Tafsir The Age of Compilation The value of Tafsir Traditional Commentary Rational Commentary Sufi Tafsir Some Sufi Tafsirs The World of Al-Qushairi Political Background The Religious and Intellectual Background Qushairi’s Life Qushairi as an `Alim Qushaia’s Personality Qushairi’s Teachers Qushairi’s Pupils Qushairi’s Works Qushairi’s Mystical Commentary Extracts from the Lath’if al-Isharat Qushairi and the Traditions Qushairi’s Mystical Commentary and its influence on later Commentators. About Abul Qasim Al-Qushayri Al-Qushayri was the student of the Shaykh Abu `Ali al-Daqqaq, He was a muhaddith who transmitted hadith to pupils by the thousands in Naysabur, in which he fought the Mu`tazila until he flew to Makkah to protect his life, He was also a mufassir who wrote a complete commentary of the Qur’an entitled Lata’if al-isharat bi tafsir al-Qur’an (The subtleties and allusions in the commentary of the Qur’an). This works is his most famous work, which is one of the early complete manuals of the science of tasawwuf.

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Weight 0.71 kg
Dimensions 24.8 × 16.5 × 1.6 cm