Constitution, Law, and Tradition: The Qur’an and Its Transmission in Commentary
Conferees considered the themes of liberty and interpretation through an examination of selections from the Qur'an and Muslim commentaries on the Qur'anic texts representing different approaches and schools of thought.
Nasr, Seyyed Hossein, eds. The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary. New York: HarperOne, 2015.
Abbas, Ibn. Tafsir Ibn Abbas: Great Commentaries on the Holy Qur’an. Translated by Mokrane Guezzou. Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2008.
Gätje, Helmut. The Qur’an and Its Exegesis: Selected Texts with Classical and Modern Muslim Interpretations. Translated by Alford T. Welch. Oxford, England: Oneworld, 1996.
Kathir, Ibn. Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Abridged, Volume 1. Edited by Shaykh Safi-Ur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri. Riyadh: Darussalam Publishers, 2000.
Kathir, Ibn. Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Abridged, Volume 6. Edited by Shaykh Safi-Ur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri. Darussalam Publishers: Riyadh, 2000.
Kisai, Abd Allah al-. Tales of the Prophets. Translated by Wheeler M. Thackston, Jr. Chicago: KAZI Publications, 1997.
Lecker, Michael. Constitution of Medina: Muhammad’s First Legal Document. Princeton: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004.
Qurtubi. Tafsir al-Qurtubi, Classical Commentary of the Holy Qur’an. Volume 1. Translated by Aisha Bewley. London: Dar al-Taqwa Ltd., 2003.
Qushayri, Abu l-Qasim Abd al-Karim al-. Subtle Allusions: Great Commentaries on the Holy Qur’an. Translated by Kristin Zahra Sands. Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2017.
Suyuti, Jalal-al-Din al-. The Perfect Guide to the Sciences of the Qur’an, Volume 1. Translated by Hamid Agar, Michael Schub, and Ayman Abdel Haleem. Reading, United Kingdom: Garnet Publishing Ltd., 2011.
Tabari. The History of al-Tabari, Volume 9: The Last Years of the Prophet. Edited by Ehsan Yar-Shater. Translated by Ismail K. Poonawala. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990.
Tabari. Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Verses of the Qur’an, Volume 1. Translated by Scott C. Lucas. Cambridge, United Kingdom: The Islamic Texts Society, 2017.
Wahidi. Al-Wahidi’s Asbab al-Nuzul: Great Commentaries on the Holy Qur’an. Translated by Guezzou Mokrane. Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2008.