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Al-Mizan Vol. 19

This volume features Allamah Tabatabai’s commentary on the entire Surah Yunus and the first section of Surah Hud. In Surah Yunus, the Qur’an draws on a...

The Meaning of “Meeting God”

Numerous verses in the Qur’an mention about “meeting God” (liqā Allāh) but we know that God does not exist in time and that the absolute is not a temporal reality...

Al-Mizan Vol. 36

This volume of Tafsīr al-Mīzān comprises of the tafsīr of five complete chapters, namely, Sūrah Muḥammad (47), Sūrah al-Fatḥ (48), Sūrah al-Ḥujarāt (49), Sūrah Qaf (50)...

Al-Mizan Vol. 34

This volume features ʿAllāmah Sayyid Muḥammad Ḥusayn Ṭabāṭabāʾī’s (1904–81) exegesis of Sūrah al-Zumar (39), Sūrah al-Ghāfir (also known as al-Muʾmin, (40), and Sūrah al...

Al-Mizan Vol. 33

From the preceding 32 volumes of this translation, any readers new to ʿAllāmah Ṭabāṭabāʾī have doubtlessly gleaned an appreciation of the magnitude of ʿAllāmah’s work...

Chapter 9 (Al-Tawba)

The first sixteen verses (9:11-16) mark the beginning of a chapter called Sūrah al-Tawba (‘Repentance’) or Sūrah al-Barāʾa (‘Repudiation’). However, commentators on the...

Chapter 10 (Yunus)

Sūrah Yūnus, as the contents of its verses suggest, was revealed in Mecca at the beginning of the Prophet’s Mission. Furthermore, based on the connection that is evident...

Al-Mizan Vol. 17

This volume of al-Mizan comprises of the exegesis of the entire Sūrah al-Anfāl (Chapter 8). As usual in the Qur’anic text, Sūrah al-Anfāl provides a supra-human...

Al-Mizan Vol. 37

This volume features Allamah Tabatabai’s exegesis on six mid-sized chapters of the Qurʾan. Of these chapters, Surah al-Rahman (55) is a deeply evocative and poetic...