Mahdi in the Qur’an
According to Shi’ite
Qur’an Commentators

Author: N. Vasram & A. Toussi
Publisher: Ansariyan Publications – Qum
First Edition 2008 -1387 - 1429
Sadr Press
Pages: 144
Copies: 2000
Size: 145 x 210 mm
ISBN: 978-964-219-018-8
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Transliteration
Introduction
Chapter I – Mahdi in Islam

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  1-1 Messianism in Islam
1-2 Mahdi in Sunnism
1-3 Mahdi in Shi’ism

a) Mahdi in Shi’ite traditions
b) The Occultation
c) The concept of Intizar
d) The Return and the Rise
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Chapter II - Shi’ite commentators (Mufassirin) and their commentaries (Tafsirs)

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  2-1 The principles of Shi’i tafsir and the relation between the Imams and the Qur’an
a) The principles of Shi’i tafsir
b) The Imams and the Ahl al-Bayt in relation to the Qur’an
2-2 The historical development and method of Shi’i tafsir
2-3 Three mufassirin
a) Shaykh Tabarsi
b) Banu Amin
c) Allama Tabatabai
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Chapter III - Mahdi in classical and modern Shi’ite tafsir

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  1) Qur’an 21: 105
A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
C- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
2) Qur’an 24 : 55
A- Tafsir Majma’al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
C- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
3) Qur’an 2: 3
A- Tafsir Majma’al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
C- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
4) Qur’an 34: 51
A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
C- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
5) Qur’an 9: 33
A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
6) Qur’an 4: 159
A- Tafsir Majma’al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
7) Qur’an 8: 39
A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
8) Qur’an 11: 8
A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
B- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
9) Qur’an 48: 28
A- Tafsir Majma’al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi
10- Qur’an 41: 53
A- Tafsir al-Mizan by Allama Tabataba’i
11) Qur’an 97: 5
A- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
12) Qur’an 61: 9
A- Tafsir Makhzan al-‘Irfan by Banu Nusrat Amin
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Conclusion
BIBLIOGRAPHY

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