"An innovation in qur’anic studies for what it accomplishes in comparing (in English) the various exegetical schools... This book is a helpful resource for those who wish to study classical and modern exegetical approaches to qur’anic studies." - Majid Daneshgar, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, 2013
'Abdul-Raof has some interesting analysis and insights, and this book serves to highlight a traditional Sunni understanding of permissible and non-permissible Qur’anic exegesis' - Herbert Berg; Journal of Shi’a Islamic Studies, vol. 6, no. 3 (2013).
About the Author
Hussein Abdul-Raof is a Professor of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, University of Taibah, Saudi Arabia. His research interests lie in Arabic and Qur’anic linguistics and rhetoric, Qur’anic studies and Qur’anic textual analysis.