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Islamic Texts Society

Selections from the Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Quran Set

Tabari

Vol. and Vol. 2 Set

9781911141273

 

Tabari’s Qur’an Commentary, Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Verses of the Qur’an, is one of the great monuments of classical Arabic and Islamic scholarship which, over a millennium, has been a fundamental reference work for scholars engaged in the tradition of Qur’anic exegesis. This two-volume translation focuses on thirty selected verses and Suras, or Chapters, associated with special merits and blessings and also includes Tabari’s own introduction to the Comprehensive Exposition.

 

Volume I contains:

Tabari’s introduction; The Opening; the Throne Verse and the final three verses from The Cow (2:255 and 284–286); The Family of ‘Imran (3:7 and 18); Repentance (9:38–40 and 128–129); the story of Moses and al-Khadir from The Cave (18:60–82); the Verse of Light from The Light (24:35–42); Prostration; Ya’ Sin.

 

Volume II contains:

The Companies (39:53–55); The Smoke; The Beneficent; The Inevitable Occasion; Iron; The Gathering (59:18–24); Sovereignty; The Resurrection; The Most High; The Sun; The Night; The Earthquake; The Chargers; Rivalry; The Disbelievers; Aid; Sincerity; Daybreak; People.