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E4.1_Understanding God's Word_Dr. Sohaib Saeed

E4.1_Understanding God's Word_Dr. Sohaib Saeed

Join me as I discuss Quranic exegisis (Tafsīr) with Dr. Sohaib Saeed, a graduate of Azhar University and SOAS and award-winning translator of Fakhr al-Dīn Rāzī's monumental Tafsīr (name of translation is "The Great Exegesis: al-Tafsir al-Kabir: The Fatiha"). What's the status of the field of Tafsīr? Who are its major figures and what are their major works? What are common misconceptions when it comes to this field? Does every verse need an interpretation? How binding are the interpretations of the exegetes? We also briefly touch upon "abrogation" (naskh) and "circumstances of revelation" (asbāb an-nuzūl).  Follow Dr.Saeed on twitter @tafsirdoctor Link to his translation:

Duration: 1 hr 15 min

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