Zubdat al-tafasir (book)
|Zubdat al-tafasir (book)|
|Author||Mulla Fath Allah Kashani|
|Original title||زُبْدَةُ التّفاسیر|
Zubdat al-tafāsīr (Arabic: زُبْدَةُ التّفاسیر) is an exegesis of the whole Qur'an in Arabic by Mulla Fath Allah Kashani. It is Kashani's third exegesis of the Qur'an after Manhaj al-sadiqin and Khulasa al-manhaj. The author is very concerned with literary issues and exegetical hadiths in his interpretations of Qur'anic verses.
- Main article: Mulla Fath Allah Kashani
Mulla Fath Allah was the son of Mulla Shukr Allah Kashani. He counts as a prominent Shiite scholar, jurist, researcher, theologian, and exegete in late 10th/16th century. He was a student of 'Ali b. Hasan al-Zawari. He transmits hadiths from al-Muhaqqiq al-Karaki through al-Zawari. He was a prominent scholar close to the Safavid king, Tahmasp I. He specialized in all religious disciplines, especially the exegesis of the Qur'an. He wrote many books and essays mostly in Persian. He di