Principles of Quranic Exegesis
Then, do they not give serious thought to the Qur‘ān, or do they have locks on their hearts [47:24]
This is the basic primer in the study of the principles surrounding the Tafsir [exegesis] of the Quran which was authored by the great 12-century scholar Shah Waliullah al-Dehlawi. Owing to its popularity, it remains the fundamental text taught at Islamic seminaries worldwide ever since its completion.
It was written with a very clearly defined purpose: it was to serve as a simplified manual of how Tafsir ought to be conducted. It eschews the intricacies, complexities and inanities of Qur'an related works. What it seeks to provide the reader with is a comprehensive paradigm of how to engage with the Qur'an in extracting meaning from it.
Students must be able to:
dedicate 2 hours per week
use PDF and Word files
attend weekly class
Arabic text with full tashkeel (Arabic Vowels) in PDF & WORD
Full written commentary in Arabic
Supplementary materials related to the science
This course will be completed within one term. If you are interested in studying this course and would like to know course dates, please register your interest by filling out the form at admissions or emailing cordobaacademy [at] gmail.com
This is an Ijazah course and students who attend and understand the principles covered in the text will be honored with a written Ijazah. For more detailed information please see FAQs.