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The Qur'an and Its Exegesis

Selected Texts with Classical and Modern Muslim Interpretations

This work presents an overview of Muslim thinking through the ages and around the world. The book brings together a collection of commentaries, translated from the original Arabic, on some of the key passages of the Qu'ran. Presenting the views of classical and modern commentators, it focuses on topics such as God, Muhammad, revelation, and Muslim beliefs and duties. It also contains chapters exploring mystical, philosophical and Shi'ite quranic exegesis

‘A useful introduction to how Muslims have traditionally understood the Qur’an.’

– Expository Times