An Overview of the General Aspects of Ṣirāt-al-Jinān fī Tafsīr-al-Qur’ān in the Context of Contemporary Tafsīrī Literature


  • Dr Abdul Hameed Administrative Officer, Faculty of Law, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  • Mian Saadat Ali Nadeem Doctoral Candidate, Department of Law, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur


Qur'ān, Tafsīr, Modern, Meaning, Literature, Comprehensive


Tafsīr Ṣirāt-al-Jinān fī Tafsīr-al-Qur’ān, is an outstanding work of Islamic exegesis, occupies a unique place in modern Tafsīrī literature. This abstract provides an overview of the general aspects of this landmark work and highlights its meaning and relevance in the context of modern Qur’ānic interpretation. Tafsīr Ṣirāt-al-Jinān provides a comprehensive approach to Qur’ān interpretation that combines traditional and modern methods. It delves deeply into the text of the Qur’ān, exploring linguistic, historical and theological aspects, giving readers a deep understanding of the Bible's message and teachings. Known for its meticulous attention to Arabic, this work reveals nuances that often remain hidden. In the context of modern Tafsīrī literature, Tafsīr Ṣirāt-al-Jinān stands out for its progressive approach. It addresses contemporary challenges and questions and provides insights and guidance that resonate with current intellectual and societal concerns. Adaptability to modern issues ensures continued relevance in an ever-evolving world. The work also shows a strong commitment to interreligious dialogue and harmony. It seeks commonalities with other religious traditions and promotes inclusivity and mutual understanding. This approach has earned Tafsīr Ṣirāt-al-Jinān much praise and made it an influential resource for scholars, students, and practitioners of Islam interested in interreligious relations. In conclusion, Tafsīr Ṣirāt-al-Jinān is a valuable contribution to modern Tafsīrī literature. It bridges the gap between tradition and modernity and provides a comprehensive, linguistically accurate and socially engaged interpretation of the Qur'ān. Our commitment to inclusivity and interreligious dialogue increases our relevance in a globalized world where mutual understanding and respect are paramount. This book serves as a guide for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the Qur'ān in modern times. This commentary has been written by Muftī Muhammad Qāsim Qādrī on the movement of Mawlānā Muhammad Ilyās Qādrī and his comrades. This ten-volume commentary was published in May 2017 in its entirety by Faiḍān-e-Madīnah Karachi.




How to Cite

Dr Abdul Hameed, & Mian Saadat Ali Nadeem. (2023). An Overview of the General Aspects of Ṣirāt-al-Jinān fī Tafsīr-al-Qur’ān in the Context of Contemporary Tafsīrī Literature. Al-Mīthāq (Research Journal of Islamic Theology), 2(02), 01–17. Retrieved from