Title

On the Popularity of Husayn Vaʿiz-I Kashifi’s Mavahib’i ‘aliyya: A Persian Commentary on the Qurʾan

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2003

Publication Title

Iranian Studies

Abstract

Critiques Persian preacher and polymath Husayn Va iz-i Kashifi's commentary on the Qur'an, "Mavahib-i aliyaa" or "Tafsir-i Husaybi". The Mavahib' place among Persian commentaries; Kashifi's discussion of Qu'ranic hermeneutics in the Javahir al-tafsir; Kashiri's style and method.

Keywords

Persian literature, Middle Ages, Hermeneutics, Persian manuscripts

Volume

36

Issue

4

Department

Religion

First Page

469

Last Page

483

ISSN

00210862

Rights

Copyright The Society for Iranian Studies