Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Quran is Easy to Understand‏

On a debate whether the explanations (tafaseer) of the Learned Scholars (Ulema) are essential or not for a person to study the Quran:  

فَإِنَّمَا يَسَّرْنَاهُ بِلِسَانِكَ لِتُبَشِّرَ بِهِ الْمُتَّقِينَ وَتُنذِرَ بِهِ قَوْمًا لُّدًّا
So, only We (have) made it easy in your tongue, that you may give glad tidings with it (to) the righteous and warn with it a people hostile.

فَإِنَّمَا يَسَّرْنَاهُ بِلِسَانِكَ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَذَكَّرُونَ
Indeed, We have made it easy in your tongue so that they may take heed.

وَلَقَدْ يَسَّرْنَا الْقُرْآنَ لِلذِّكْرِ فَهَلْ مِن مُّدَّكِرٍ
And certainly We have made easy the Quran for remembrance, so is (there) any who will receive admonition?

وَلَا يَأْتُونَكَ بِمَثَلٍ إِلَّا جِئْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ وَأَحْسَنَ تَفْسِيرًا
And not they come to you with an example but We bring you the truth, and (the) best explanation.

Book Review: Conference of the Books

Book Title: Conference of the Books: The Search for Beauty in Islam
Book Author: Khaled M. Abou El Fadl 

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