Volume 1 discusses Surat Al-Faatihah and Surat Al-Baqarah.In the Shade of the Qur’an
has been universally recognized as an outstanding contribution to Islamic thought and scholarship, to which students and scholars, as well as contemporary Islamic revivalist movements all over the world, owe a great deal. Now that it is available in English, it will continue to enlighten and inspire millions more. It will take its rightful place as an indispensable work of reference for a proper understanding of contemporary Islamic thinking.
In the Shade of the Qur’an
, a monumental tafsir, is by far the largest and most profound work of Sayyid Qutb. And it’s an earnest, sincere and sober look at man's contemporary achievements and difficulties in the light of the message of the Qur'an.