Qur'anic Exegesis 

This subject exposes students to different Qur’anic exegeses. It also includes development of different forms of exegeses; it will help students to see how Muslims have benefitted from the Qur’an. It will also consider the different ways in which the Qur’an has been interpreted as a source of understanding and implementation of Islamic jurisprudence and theology. It will explore traditional and contemporary interpretations of the Qur’an in the Islamic world and the West. It presents example passages from each classical exegetical works to show how they complement each other.

Course Objectives 

Ø  The tangible benefits that Muslims have seen from the Quran in history

Ø  Different forms of exegesis

Ø  The difference between traditional and contemporary interpretations of the Quran

Ø  The process of exegesis

Ø  Who’s exegesis is reputable and how to differentiate them from the ones that are not accepted

Ø  Exploring the livers of the greatest Mufasireen of our Ummah