Tafseer (Exegesis of the Quran)
Author: Imam Ibn Kathir
Tafsir ibn Kathir, is a classic Sunni Islam Tafsir (commentary of the Qur'an) by Imad ud Din Ibn Kathir.
The Word TAFSIR is an arabic word Ã˜ÂªÃ™ÂÃ˜Â³Ã™Å Ã˜Â± which is derived from the root 'fassara' . Someone who writes tafsir is a 'mufassir...". IBN KATHIR - Famous Mufassir (commentator of Quran) Ã™â€¦Ã™ÂÃ˜Â³Ã˜Â± . Well known and respected for his keen memory and a highly regarded scholar of tafsir (commentary) - Born 1302 AD. Memorized entire Quran, word-for-word along and memorized huge number of sayings and teachings (hadeeth) of the prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, along with sayings and commentary about Quran from Muhammad's companions, may Allah be pleased with them. The Tafsir of Ibn Kathir is of the most respected and accepted explanations for the Quran and is the most widely used explanations in Arabic used today. It is considered to be a summary of the earlier Tafsir al-Tabari.