The author: Dr. Hasanuddin Ahmed
The literary excellence of the Quran is unmatchable. As a gift from Allah to mankind, the Quran employs the most sublime literary art to bring home the message of monotheism, peace and salvation. But a full understanding of its meris as a literary masterpiece requires a fresh approach to the study of the scriptures- one which would present the enduring literary beauty of the Quran in the most precise and coherent fashion.
This book, therefore, presents a new and constructive methodology to appreciate the meaning, message and beauty of the Quran. This new study, which is a part of the Quranic literature comprising commentaries and translations, is an attempt to understand the Quran in the way the illustrious companions of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam understood it. This can be possible only when we fully grasp- besides the meaning of its words- its style, its figures of speech, its literary terms, etc. This unique study, undertaken in order to instill in the reader the true spirit of the Quran, will help one to gain in understading and knowledge.
- The style of the Quran
- The figures of speech in the Quran.
- The literary terms used in the Quran
- The idioms and aphorism used in the Quran
- Significant verses, words and names.
Dr. Hasanuddin Ahmed is a former IAS officer, and holds a PhD. from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. In course of his long career in the IAS, he served in various prominent positions. Dr. Ahmed, besides being an administrator, is also a profilic writer and many of his books have beeen translated in other languages. Some of his bestselling books include A Brief History of Islam and Introducing the Quran. At present he lives in Hyderabad, India, and is engaged in social, cultural and literary activities
450 pages, paperback