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Sciences of the Quraan


This is an introduction to the Sciences of the Qur'an presenting in-depth and thorough explanation of the sciences which is related to the history, understanding, and implementation of the Qur'an. Detailed analysis of classic Muslim scholarship is provided to the English reader regarding:
  • Process of Inspiration (wahy)
  • Various means of classifying verses of the Quraan
  • History of the compilation of the Qur'aan
  • Meaning of the seven ahruf and the ten qira'aat of the Quran
  • Miraculous nature of Quran
  • Concept of abrogation in the Quran
  • Procedure and methodology of tafsir
  • and many other topics.

It also includes in-depth discussions on the modern Western scholarship of the Quran. The author discusses and refutes common Orientalist polemic literature on the Koran after presenting a history of the English translation of Quran, together with a critical review of some translations.

The work being unique presents classical material in a simple and modern style, at the same time as maintaining a high academic level. It is the most advanced work of its kind in the English language and an essential reference for all the serious students of Islamic knowledge.

About the Author - Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi

Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi who was born in Houston, Texas, completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. After completing his graduation with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. He graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences and is now pursuing M.A. in Islamic Theology (Islamic aqeedah) from the College of Dawah at the University. Some of his published works are: Riyaa: Hidden Shirk; An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur'an; An Explanation of the Four Principles of Shirk.

Author Yasir Qadhi
Binding Hardback
Pages 424
Size in Inches 7x10x1
Size in Centimeters 17x24
Edition 1st (1999)