Author: Sameh Strauch
Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House (1999)
Pages: 150 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
More and more Muslims are now returning to Classical sources for guidance, with this in mind this compilation has selected some important verses of the Qur'anic Tafseer by three of the most reliable Mufaseereen of IslamTafseer of the Following Ayats have been included in this Book˛ Al Baqarah(2) :30, 255, 285-286˛ Al- Imran (3) : 42-47˛ An-Naml (27) 7-14˛ Al- Qasas (28) 56-57˛ Ash-Sura (46) 7-8˛ Al-Ahqaf (46) 7-9˛ Muhammad (47): 15˛ Al-Hujurat (49): 1-3˛ Al-Qamar (54) 1-5˛ Ar-Rahman (55) 1-13˛ Al-Hadeed (57): 1-6˛ Al-Mujadalah (58) 1-4˛ 61:5-6, 62: 5-8, 65:1-3, 66:11-12, 67:1-5˛ 68:48-52, 71:21-24, 74:1-7, 78:37-40, 80:1-16, 96:1-5˛ Surah Ikhlas (112)˛ Surah Al-Falaq (113)˛ Surah An Nas (114)The Translator of this booklet utilizes Sameh StrauchĂs enriched experience about Islam and a deep understanding of its principles and values, to enable his readers to attain the maximum benefit in the English LanguageAbout Imam At-Tabari Abu Jafar Muhammad ibn Jarir at-Tabari was a scholar of the highest repute he studied hadith literature, he also studied many other subjects to further his knowledge of the Holy Qur'an and the religion of Islam. During the end of his days, he was known as a commentator on the Holy Qur'an, an expert in Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh), and as a famous historian. He was also the author of many books; the most famous of them was his Tafseer of the Holy Qur'an and the other was this encyclopedia on Islamic history.At-Tabari was born in the city of Amul, in Tabaristan, a mountainous region lying south of the Caspian Sea in the year 839 A.C. and died at the age of 85 in the year 923 A.C. More about Imam TabariIbn KathirHe was Emaad Ed-Deen Isma'eel Ibn 'Umar Ibn ibn Katheer , originally from Busra (Syria) ű and raised in Damascus. He followed the Shafi`ee school of thought. Ibn Kathir was born in the year 700 AH or little later in an area called Majdal, near Busra, west of Damascus. His father died when he was only four years old and was taken in by his brother and moved to Damascus in 706. Here, he learned from great scholars such as Ibn Asakir, Ishaq ibn Yahya al-Amudi and the great Ibn Taymiyyah who was extremely close to him. He also studied under various other sheikhs who gave him permission in fiqh and Hadith. He made many academic contributions to Islamic sciences.He made many academic contributions to Islamic sciences. Al-Hafiz Ibn hajar Al-Asqalani said,÷Ibn Kathir lost his sight just before his life ended. He died in Damascus in 774A.H. May Allah grant him Mercy and make him amongst the residents of Jannah (Heavenly Garden)Imam Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya was born into a scholarly and virtuous family in 691 AH/ 1292 A.D. At that time Damascus was a centre of literature and thought. Many schools were located there and he studied and graduated under the protection, direction and sponsorship of his father. He was particularly influenced by his Shaykh and teacher Imam Ibn Taymiyyah, and also by Ibn ash-Shirazi amongst others.Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya died in the city of Damascus the year 751 AH/1350 C.E., when he was scarcely 60 years old, and was buried at the cemetery of Bab- al-Saghir, near the grave of his father - Rahimahuma Allah.