This book is a detailed explanation of the basic principles of Qur'anic interpretation, Usool at-Tafseer
. It is a necessary handbook for anyone who wishes to acquire an understanding of Allah's book, The Noble Qur'an.
Introducing the reader to the science of tafseer and its renowned scholars, the author explores the methods of revelation and collection of the Qur'anic text, presenting an extraordinary behind-the-scenes look upon the history and meaning of the Glorious Qur'an.
Literally translated "The Fundamental Principles of Qur’anic Interpretation," this book refers to the branches of knowledge which are necessary to provide an accurate interpretation of the Qur’anic texts, such as Arabic grammar and syntax, Arabic literature and Qur’anic sciences ('Uloom al-Qur’an). Addressed topics include the tafseer of the Qur'an, books of tafseer, translations of the Qur'an, Wahy (Divine revelation), reasons for revelation, the differences between Makkah and Madina revelations, Naskh, the Muhkam and Mutashaabih, and more.
"A rare insight and a must read for those seeking an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of the Qur'an. The author has aptly communicated a complex subject in a very simple and clear style."
-Amjad Khan, Production Editor, the Weekly Gulf Times, Doha, Qatar