About The Book
This exegesis of the Qur’an is distinguished in its simplicity and clarity. It has been written in an eloquent style & contains no undertones or hidden meanings. It concentrates on conveying the intended meaning of the verses with utmost clarity through the use of concise & clear phrases that can be understood by all who read it, irrespective of their level of education.
It is so effortless to understand that a single read allows one to comprehend it. The Shaykh has also taken care of ingraining in it the creed of the pious predecessors, (Within it one will find) the legislative rulings, the basic principles, and the benefits of jurisprudence, as well as many other benefits, which are not found in some other commentaries.
Additionally he emphasizes on explaining the verses of the Attributes of Allah according to the creed of the pious predecessors.
About The AuthorShaykh Abd ar-Rahman b. Nasir as-Sa’di was one of the foremost prominent scholars from the Arabian Peninsula. He was born in the city of ‘Unayzah, Saudi Arabia, in the year 1309 AH (1885 CE). He began studying Islam at an early age. He excelled in his studies to such an extant that his fellow students asked him to tutor them; thus, not only was he a student, but he was also a teacher at the same time. He studied various Islamic sciences and disciplines from some of the leading scholars of that area, as well as some famous visiting scholars. He authored many works, which are in print today. Shaykh as-Sa’di passed away in the year 1376 AH (1956 CE) at the age of 69, and was buried in the city of ‘Unayzah.