Posts Tagged ‘tafsir’

The ‘Makan’ Narration Attributed to Imam Mujahid

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is some observations on the narration attributed to Imam Mujahid ibn Jabar regarding the ascription of a Makan (“Place”) for Allah – a reply to Harris Hammam, aka, Ismail Patel.

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An internet forum contributor known as Harris Hammam (real name being…

20 Dec 10:00 PM 2 Read More...

Ta’wil of ‘Saaq’ from Ibn Abbas

This article by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explores what the word “Shin” (Saaq in arabic) refers to in the following Qur’anic verse –

“On a day when shin shall be exposed, they shall be ordered to prostrate, but be unable” (Qur’an 68:42)

It shows that the…

01 Mar 7:00 PM 3 Read More...

Tafsir al-Qurtubi – one volume in English

The following is the first known English translation of the famous commentary on the Holy Qur’an, known as Tafsir al-Qurtubi.  Only the first volume seems to have been translated and published.  One of the objectives of this tafsir was to extrapolate juristic rulings from the Qur’an as…

02 Feb 11:12 PM 15 Read More...

Basic Usul al-Fiqh Terminology

This is a short file by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed explaining in bite-size chunks what Usul al-Fiqh (Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence) is, it’s main definitions (with basic explanations of terminology), and how it applies in every day life as a practicing Muslim. A must read…

28 Mar 10:24 PM 0 Read More...

Imam al-Qurtubi and the Claims of a Pseudo-Athari

This is a short response that was originally posted on an Islamic forum by Shaykh Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed to an unknown person who claimed to be Athari in ‘aqida and Hanafi in fiqh. It also responds in brief to a certain Ali Rida Qadri and Abu Alqama Ali…

13 Mar 3:55 PM 2 Read More...