Sources of Tafsir Article Index

This page is dedicated to gathering the translations related to the sources of Qur’anic explanation:

The Sources of Tafsir

The Importance of Tafsir and its Sources: Sheikh al-Fawzan

Understanding the Qur’an: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Is the Qur’an Sufficient on its Own?: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

The Types of Tafsir: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

The Best Methods of Explaining the Qur’an: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

  The Best Method of Tafsir: al-Zarkashi

Six Basic Guidelines for Understanding the Qur’an: Imam al-Sa’di

The Foundations of Usool al-Tafsir: Sheikh ‘Abdullah al-‘Awaaji

Narration-Based Tafsir

Transmitted Explanations of the Qur’an: al-Zarkashi

The Difference Between Narration-based Tafsir and Opinion-Based Tafsir: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Narration-based Tafsir before Opinion-based Tafsir: Sheikh Saalih Aal al-Sheikh

Transmitted Explanations and Linguistic Explanations of the Qur’an: ibn Hajr

The Distinction Between Narration-Based Tafsir and Opinion-Based Tafsir: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Explaining the Qur’an by the Qur’an Itself

Guidance for Interpreting the Qur’an in Surah Aal ‘Imran: Tafsir ibn Kathir

Forms of the Qur’an Explaining the Qur’an: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Taking Ayaat out of Context: Sheikh ‘Abd al-Razzaq al-Badr

Paying Attention to Who the Qur’an is Addressing: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

The Attention that the Salaf Gave to the Context of an Ayah

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

Levels of Explanation Needed for the Qur’an: al-Zarkashi

Explaining the Qur’an by Means of the Sunnah

How the Prophet Explained the Qur’an: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Did the Prophet make Tafsir of the Qur’an as it was Being Revealed?: Sheikh Saalih Aal al-Sheikh

Three Categories of the Sunnah in Relation to the Qur’an: ibn al-Qayyim [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Explanations of the Qur’an from the Salaf

The Sahabah and Tabi’oon known for their Tafsir: al-Suyooti

The Schools of Tafsir Among the Companions: Sheikh Salih Aal al-Sheikh [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

Five Distinguishing Features of the Tafsir of the Companions: Sheikh Saalih Aal al-Sheikh

Different Categories of Tafsir from the Companions: Sheikh Saalih Aal al-Sheikh

The Weight of the Statements of the Sahabah: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Reasons for Differences in Tafsir: Sheikh Khalid al-Batili

Supposed Disagreements in the Tafsir of the Sahabah: al-Zarkashi

Why Study the Sayings of the Salaf?: Muhammad Bazmool

Reasons Why the Tafsir of the Sahabah Differed: Muhammad Bazmool

Parsing Out Multiple Explanations for a Single Ayah: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

An Example of Reconciling Different Explanations from the Salaf: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Applying Hadith Criteria to Statements of Tafsir: Sheikh Saalih Aal al-Sheikh

Are there Different Standards of Acceptance for Narrations in Tafsir?

Israa’eeliyyaat [Judeo-Christian] Narrations

How and Why the Sahabah used Israa’eeliyyaat Narrations: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

What Allah has told us in His Book is sufficient: Ibn Kathir

New Understandings

The Threat for Explaining the Qur’an Without Knowledge: Tafsir al-Baghawi

Examples of Blame-worthy Opinion-based Tafsir: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

On Modern Readings of the Qur’an and Sunnah: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Rejecting the Sunnah in Order to Reinterpret the Qur’an: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Responding to Some Current Misconceptions in Tafsir: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Turning Away from the Sources of Tafsir: Ibn Taymiyah

Notes on the Book “Safwah al-Tafaasir”: Sheikh Saalih al-Fawzan

A Note on Qur’anic Dictionaries: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Does the Qur’an use metaphorical language? – Tafsir al-Shinqitee

Regarding Scientific Miracles in the Qur’an: Sheikh ‘Abdullah al-‘Awaaji

“Scientific Explanations” of the Qur’an: ibn ‘Uthaymeen [forthcoming, inshaAllaah]

On the Qur’aniyyoon: Sheikh ‘Abd al-Razzaq al-Badr

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See also: Supposed Contradictions in the Qur’an Article Index