This modern and readable translation of the Qur’an also includes an insightful commentary. The commentary is an English translation of Sayyid Abul A’la Mawdudi’s abridged version of Tafhim al-Qur’an. It offers a deeper understanding of the Qur’an, as well as insight into and an invaluable exposition of some of the social, moral, economic, and legal teachings of the Qur’an.
Mawlana Sayyid Abdul A’la Mawdudi (1903–1979) was an outstanding Islamic thinker and writer of his time.
Zafar Ishaq Ansari (b.1932) is the Director General of the Islamic Research Institute of the International Islamic University, Islamabad, India.
Maududi highlights Quranic perspective and argues that Islam provides ample guidance in all spheres. Maududi uses the standard technique of providing an explanation of the Qur’anic verses from Sunnah of Muhammed, including the historical reasons behind the verses. The Tafhim deals extensively with issues faced by the modern world in general and the Muslim community in particular.
- Publisher : The Islamic Foundation; Bilingual edition
- Language : English, Arabic
- Hardcover : 1408 pages
- Item Weight : 1 kg 500 g
- Dimensions : 11.43 x 15.24 x 5.08 cm