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The methodology of al-Tafsir al-Mawdu'i:a comparative analysis

El-Mesawi, Mohamed El-Tahir (2005) The methodology of al-Tafsir al-Mawdu'i:a comparative analysis. Intellectual Discourse, 13 (1). pp. 1-30. ISSN 0128-4878

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Abstract

The notion of thematic interpretation of the Qur'an (al-tafsir al-mawdu'i) has attained a remarkable degree of conceptual and methodological clarity in the works of Muhammad Abdallah Draz, Muhammad Mahmud Hijazi, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and Fazlur Rahman. They provide cases that allow testing of methodological feasibility and intellectual fecundity of this approach to Qur'anic exegesis. A common and important aspect of their works, as the textual analysis shows, is the attempt to search for a Qur'anic conceptual framework for social theorization informed and guided by the fundamental Islamic world-view.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2112/9498
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tafsir al-Maudu'i
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP100 Sacred books > BP130 Works about the Qurʼān
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Professor Mohamed El-Tahir EL-MESAWI
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2013 15:01
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 15:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/9498

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