An Explanation of Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah’s Introduction to the Principles of Tafsir on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Quran is. A well-known reference to get involved in the knowledge of Tafisr of the Holy Qur’ an. The book was written by Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allah the Almighty. From Ibn cAbbâs: Allah’s Messenger(P) said: “He who says (something) book An Introduction To The Principles Of Tafseer by Shaykh ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah.

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Just as consensus in practical rulings is sought with the scholars who specialise in orders, prohibitions and recommendations, so is the case with this. His works exceed three hundred volumes. Therefore, whether it is said: Whenever they do differ ibbn the exegesis of the Qur’an it is more a difference of variation than contradiction.

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He had an extensive knowledge of Quran, Sunnah, Greek philosophy, Islamic history, and religious books of others, as is evident from the variety of the books he wrote. If on the other hand, the companion describes the incident as a narration then all agree that it is a narration. This verse was revealed due to such and such’ can sometimes mean that this was the reason the verse was revealed. This book is one of the many written on this topic. In this verse it is 19 Sunan al-Tirmidbt, no.

Al- Bukhari considered it to be a narration whereas others did not. As for other than this, such as that which is taken from the People of the Book, like the narrations of Ka’b, Wahb, Muhammad ibn Ishaq 37 and others who take from them, one cannot accept or reject these narrations except with clear proof. This difference of opinion may occur due to relevant evidences being hidden, overlooked, not being known or being misunderstood, or due to one favouring an opposing opinion.


Both of the sayings are not contradictory as Islam is what is in the Qur’an. The true path is only one. The reason this testification is in the singular tense as opposed to the plural ‘we’ found at the beginning of the sermon, is due to the singular tense being more appropriate when discussing the unity and oneness of Allah, the Most High. This causes them to doubt the authenticity of hadtths even though they are classified as authentic by the scholars of this science.

For example, the All-Knowing refers to Allah and the attribute of knowledge. Similarly, in grammatical issues consensus is sought with the grammarians, and so on. And its miracles will never cease. Tafsfer moved to Makkah and excelled in jurisprudence, and was the leading authority of his time in Makkah.

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In response to this argument we say: This is why Allah states: The example given is “That Book” which can be explained as ‘This Qur’an’. Other than this he was considered to be trustworthy in his narrations, and his narrations from his brother Hamam are collected in the two Sahibs.


For example, what does the ‘straight path’ refer to? They argue that Allah has ordained punishments for certain sins which do not amount to disbelief.

Qawa’id is the plural of qa’idab [principle] and it means the foundation of something. Were it to have been revealed in a foreign language it would not have been understood. This is of two categories: As for understanding the Qur’an, this requires knowledge and contemplation. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Day that some of the signs of your Lord will come tin soul will benefit from its faith Hence, the three types of expressions which are used to describe the reason for the revelation of a verse can be classed as: The Quran is the greatest miracle for mankind, yet how many of us truly understand its beautiful message and the sciences that surround it?

Introduction To The Principles Of Tafsir By Ibn Taymiyyah

Fleeing from a lion. And by the night as it closes in. These three names mentioned here as examples are synonymous as they all refer to Allah. This is because matters such as narrations are not judged by intellect, as Ibn Hajar mentions. And He revealed to His servant what Princilles revealed.

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