Ibn Kathir on the Virgins

Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Surah 56 verse 36   وفي حديث الصور الطويل المشهور أن رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم – يشفع للمؤمنين كلهم في دخول الجنة فيقول الله : قد شفعتك وأذنت لهم في دخولها . فكان رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم – يقول : ” والذي بعثني بالحق ، ما […]

AL-QURTUBI’S EXPOSITION ON SELECT PASSAGES

In this post I will be citing from renowned medieval Muslim scholar and Quranic expositor Al-Qurtubi’s commentary on specific texts which directly relate to Christian-Muslim polemics and debate. All bold and/or capital emphasis will be mine. Al-Qurtubi on Mary’s Status Maryam, Allah has chosen you and purified you. The words ‘purified you’ refer to purification from disbelief, […]

Al-Qurtubi’s Explanation of Mary’s Conception:

Exposing More of Islam’s Vulgarity and Indecency In this post, I am going to highlight some more of the indecent, tasteless and vulgar language employed within the Quran, ahadith and/or Islamic sources. In particular, I am going to focus on how one of Islam’s greatest scholars and expositors interpreted the following passage, which mentions the […]