The mysteries of revelation and the light of commentary

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The book “The mysteries of revelation and the light of commentary
( Asrar al- Tanzil va Anwar al- Tavil) is a work  of the  celebrated philosopher “ Fakhr Razi” , written in Arabic . Concerning commentary of the koranic verses based on koranic eloquence. He applies many intellectual and transmitted proofs (Hadiths, karmic verses, etc.) through composing the book great comprehension of the author about esthetic of the Koran.

 

The author

Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Umar Ibn Hossein Tabaristani Razi, also known as "Imam Fakhr", Ibn al –Khatib" ,"Fakhr Razi" and also "Imam al- Mushakkekin" (because he doubted about most of the philosophical subjects), a famous Iranian Sunni theologian and philosopher. He was born in 1149 in Ray –Iran and died in 1209.

He studied jurisprudence and Kalam and other Islamic sciences under his father and then studied under Majduddin Jili.
He wrote on medicine, astrology, physics, literature, history and law.
Fakhr Razi was from "Shafi'i" of Islamic law.

Razi's most major work is "The keys to the unknown" (his exegesis on the Quran) and his most important philosophical work is "Eastern discussions".

Other works:
- Eastern studies in metaphysics and physics
 The harvest thought of the ancients and moderns-
 Book on the soul and the spirit and their faculties-
 Commentary on the "Isharat" of Ibn Sina-
- A commentary on "Major rules in medicines" of Ibn Sina, etc

 

The book structure

 1- Recognition of the Essence [the mysteries of the phrase: “There is no deity except Him” (La- Ilaha Ilal Laah)

2- The benefits of “there is no deity except Him”

3- The names of monotheism

4- The discussions related to the phrase “There is no deity except Him”

5- The superiority of believer

6- The reasons stating the singularity of God

7-The reasons stating God is Creator [the sky and earth indicate that God is Creator)

8- The moon, stars, and sun all indicate that God is Creator of universe.

9- Creation of human indicates that God is creator.

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