Author: Maulana Mufti Muhammad Shafi
Publisher: Farid Book Depot (P) Ltd.
Pages: 6086 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
Volumes 1 to 8 (complete set) Probably to be the most comprehensive commentary of the Qur'an in English from traditional sources. These volumes cover an Introduction and commentary of Surat al-Fatiha to Surat al-al-Nas. Translated by Prof Muhammad Hassan. The author, Mufti Muhammad Shafi' born in 1314/1896, graduated in 1336 ah at the age of 22 years. He had from the very beginning a natural affinity with Fiqh and Literature. In 1350/1922 he was appointed to the Mufti's post. In 1368/1949 he went away to Pakistan, where, as a member of the Board of Islamic Teachings in the Constituent Assembly, he helped in compiling the Islamic constitution. In 1951 he established a seminary under the name Darul Uloom at Karachi, which is now an important and great center of Islamic learning there. He is an author of many books on Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh Numbering almost 200. Mufti Muhamma, during his tenure of office nearly 26,000 fatwas were written.