Analysis of Four Books on Qur’anic Sciences Written by Shaykh Abd Allah bnFoduye

International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) | Volume III, Issue II, February 2019 | ISSN 2454–6186

Analysis of Four Books on Qur’anic Sciences Written by Shaykh Abd Allah bnFoduye

Dr. Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Jos1, Zayyanu Altine2

1Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
2Postgraduate Student, Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Department of Islamic Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria

Abstract:-Shaykh ‘Abd Allah bnFoduye has numerous writings on various subjects in Islamic studies, but the area of this research is concentrated to the writings on ‘Ulum al-Qur’an (Qur’anic sciences), by Shaykh Abd Allah bnFoduye, the researchers will analyze some of his books on Qur’anic sciences, which include Al-Fara’id al-Jalilahwasa’it al-Fawa’id al-Jamilah Fi‘Ulum al-Qur’an (Great things on the sciences of the Qur’an), Miftah al-Tafsir (The key of al-Tafsir) and Sulalat al-Miftah (summary key) Diya’ al-Ta’wil Fi Ma’an al-Tanzil (Light of explanation in the meaning of the Qur’an), Kifayat al-Dhu’fa.’ and Nail al-Sul min Tafsir al-Rasul. The researchers also discussed the importance of revealing Qur’an in seven letters. The analytical method is used when conducting this research.

Keywords: Analysis, Qur’anic Sciences, seven letters, and Shaykh Abd  Allah BnFoduye.

I. INTRODUCTION

The Glorious Qur’an being full of sciences, which deals with direct, History, understanding and implementation of its teachings, asbab al-Nuzul, the knowledge of abrogator and abrogated, (al-Nasikhwa al-Mansukh) ‘Ilm al-Qira’at, ‘lIm al-Tafsir ‘Ijaz al-Qur’an (Miraculousness of the Qur’an), al-Wahy (revelation) and numerous issues discussed in the Glorious Qur’an. It is therefore, pertinent to say that the Glorious Qur’an comprises everything as Allah stated in the Glorious Qur’an where He says:

And there is no creature on (or within) the earth or bird that flies with its wings except (that they are) communities like you. We have not neglected in the register (al-Lawh al-Mahfuth) or (Qur’an) a thing then unto their Lord they will be gathered (Qur’an, 6:38).

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