Qiraa’aat Article Index

This page lists all articles related to the Qiraa’aat (variant recitations) of the Qur’an. This page also contains articles touching on the seven ahruf, which is a related but distinct topic.

Foundational Material

A Brief Overview of the Qiraa’aat: Sheikh bin Baaz [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

A Note on the Different Qiraa’aat: Sheikh bin Baaz

Benefits of the Multiple Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

Clarification on the Qiraa’aat and the Ahruf: al-Qurtubi [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Clarifying some Misconceptions about the Seven Qiraa’aat: Ibn Taymiyah

Why do the Qiraa’aat Differ?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib

Where Do the Differences in the Qiraa’aat Come From?: ibn Taymiyah [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Clarification on the Ahruf and Qiraa’aat of the Qur’an: ibn Hajr

Further Details

Qiraa’aat and their Conditions for Acceptance: Sheikh Muqbil

The Early History of the Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

How the Seven Reciters were Chosen: al-Zarkashi [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

The Chains of the Seven Famous Reciters From Highest to Lowest [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Why do the Transmitters of a Single Qiraa’ah Differ?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

What about the Qiraa’ah of ibn Mas’ood?: Makki ibn Abi Taalib

The Dispute Between ‘Umar and Hisham: Ibn Hajr

The Seven Qiraa’aat are all Part of One Harf: ibn Taymiyah [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Qiraa’aat and Their Relation to Tafsir

Tafsir of the Qur’an and its Connection to the Qiraa’aat: al-Suyooti

An Example of Added Meaning from the Different Qiraa’aat

Non-Canonical Recitations Can Help Explain the Qur’an: al-Zarkashi

Using a Non-Canonical Recitation as Evidence: Tafsir ibn Kathir [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Hasten to the Remembrance of Allah: Adhwaa’ al-Bayaan

Did Fir’awn claim divinity, or worship other gods?: al-Shawkaani, al-Qurtubi, & al-Baghawi

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