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al-Asfa fi Tafsir al-Qur’an

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Unlock the depths of the Qur’an through this lucid translation of al-Asfa fi Tafsir al-Qur’an. Written by a renowned 17th-century Shi‘i scholar, al-Asfa unveils the timeless wisdom of the Qur’an through narrations from Prophet Muhammad and his family, coupled with insightful commentary. Comprehensive and accessible, this seminal work is replete with unique gems from the genre of Shi‘i exegetical hadith, presenting fresh perspectives on the interpretation of the Qur’an. Infused with elements of spirituality and mysticism, this scholarly endeavour retains its relevance and impact, serving as a tribute to the author’s erudition, spiritual depth, and commitment to the Prophet’s familial hadith heritage.

 

Mulla Muhsin Fayd Kashani was born in 1598 in Kashan, Iran. With an exceptional aptitude for scholarship, Kashani soon rose to become one of the most prominent Islamic scholars in the Safavid era, parallel to his father-in-law, the celebrated philosopher Mulla Sadra. His scholarly pursuits spanned a wide array of disciplines, including jurisprudence, theology, Qur’an and hadith commentary, philosophy, and mysticism. Kashani’s deep insights into the spiritual aspects of Islamic teachings and practices continue to inspire generations long after his passing in 1680.

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Unlock the depths of the Qur’an through this lucid translation of al-Asfa fi Tafsir al-Qur’an. Written by a renowned 17th-century Shi‘i scholar, al-Asfa unveils the timeless wisdom of the Qur’an through narrations from Prophet Muhammad and his family, coupled with insightful commentary. Comprehensive and accessible, this seminal work is replete with unique gems from the genre of Shi‘i exegetical hadith, presenting fresh perspectives on the interpretation of the Qur’an. Infused with elements of spirituality and mysticism, this scholarly endeavour retains its relevance and impact, serving as a tribute to the author’s erudition, spiritual depth, and commitment to the Prophet’s familial hadith heritage.

 

Mulla Muhsin Fayd Kashani was born in 1598 in Kashan, Iran. With an exceptional aptitude for scholarship, Kashani soon rose to become one of the most prominent Islamic scholars in the Safavid era, parallel to his father-in-law, the celebrated philosopher Mulla Sadra. His scholarly pursuits spanned a wide array of disciplines, including jurisprudence, theology, Qur’an and hadith commentary, philosophy, and mysticism. Kashani’s deep insights into the spiritual aspects of Islamic teachings and practices continue to inspire generations long after his passing in 1680.

 

 

Weight 3.8 kg
Dimensions 19 × 25 × 25 mm
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