Tasfir Al-Qurtubi: Classical Commentary of the Holy Qur'an (Volume 1)

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THE PUBLICATION OF THIS VOLUME represents a significant land
mark in the history of Islamic literature in English. There has until toss been a dearth of translations of classical la/sir literature into English. With the first volume of this abridged translation of Imam al-Q al-jami' li-abkam al- tn'an ('The Compendium of Legal Rulings of the Qtr'an") an important step has been taken towards remedying this situation. It gives English-speaking readers access to one of the great classical commentaries, containing a wealth of authorrtuivc traditional exposition of the Sacred Text.

Comprehensive interpretation of the Holy Qr'an requires consideration of every aspect - spiritual, legal, linguistic, social, and others. While his Tasfir covers them all, imam al-Qrtubi was especially concerned to bring out the legal implications of the Qur'anic text, and his work emphasises the practical applications of the Revelation. This gives it particular relevance to those Interested m learning how the Qu'an informs the daily life of the Muslims. on both the individual and the communal level. The author also explains the diversity of the Various readings (qira'ar) and explores the altcin,ntivr intcrf11(1,1(i,1n, that can be derived from them

Imam Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad iibn Ahmad 11,11 AN ": \11",:! al-Qu'tubl, was born in Cordoba, Spain, at the sunnnlt of Its 111C M period of Islamic civilisation. He was an eminent Maliki schol;n who specialised in /igb and Hadith. The breadth and depth of his scholarship are evident in his writings. The most famous of then is his twenty-volume tasfir al faunae ahkam al-Qa'an, the first three volumes of which are covered by this publication. Imam al-Qirtubi was a man of great modesty who disdained worldly honours and throughout his life wore the simple gown and cap of the ordinary Muslin. tic travelled from Spain to the Fast and settled in Moony Abi'l-Khusav). in Upper Egypt. vvhn'rc he died in h~l 1273
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Isnt there also a vol. 2 ? I can't find it on your site
By Umm Mus'ab on 15.03.2006
To our knowledge only vol. 1 has been published to date.
By Customer Services on 17.03.2006
Salaam. Please could you let me know what parts the quran the following tafsir covers: Tasfir Al-Qurtubi: Classical Commentary of the Holy Qur'an (Volume 1) (its in the book section) Is it the entire quran or parts of it?
By Iftikhar Kabir on 07.12.2003
Sorry for the delay in responding; we were out of stock of the book and unable to answer your question. It covers upto the end of Surah Al-Baqrah.
By Customer Services on 18.12.2003
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