Al-Ṭabarī and the Dynamics of tafsīr: Theological Dimensions of a Legacy

@article{Shah2013AlabarAT,
  title={Al-Ṭabarī and the Dynamics of tafsīr: Theological Dimensions of a Legacy},
  author={Mustafa Akram Ali Shah},
  journal={Journal of Qur'anic Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={83-139}
}
  • M. Shah
  • Published 2 August 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Qur'anic Studies
The Jāmiʿ al-bayān ʿan taʾwīl āy al-Qurʾān is fittingly recognised as representing an important milestone in the history of the discipline of tafsīr: within the work, al-Ṭabarī accomplished a uniquely comprehensive exegetical synthesis of literary, grammatical, legal and theological elements, bringing a broader sense of definition and purpose to the discipline of tafsīr. Among the characteristic features of the scholarship of al-Ṭabarī are the objectivity and consistency he brought to his work… 
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