Etiquette with the Qur'an: New Edition

Etiquette with the Qur'an : New Edition,
Al-Tibyān fī Ādāb Ḥamalat al-Qur’ān,
*[A5] Paperback - 234 pages,
by Imam an-Nawawi,
Translated by Musa Furber,
Contributions by Gibril Fouad al-Haddad.

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An enduring classic work on the etiquette that a Muslim must or should have with regard to handling and reciting the Qur'an (the Muslim scripture). The topics this volume raises include: ritual cleanliness, opportune times for recitation, the etiquette that students have with their teachers (and that teachers must have with their students), and variety of other issues that every Muslim should know and frequently ask about.

Extract from the Foreword:

   '' The present work was designed and written to explain to men and women how best to benefit from the Book of Allah. The blessing of the Qur'an is that whoever recites it as it should be recited is changed by it, and brought by imperceptible degrees to see why everything is the way it is. The seed of this knowledge is a humble intention to draw nearer to the Divine, the soil in which it takes root are reverence, awe, and love, and its fruit is the certitude in the eternal truths of faith that bring felicity in this world and the next. It is well known to everyone conversant with the Islamic disciplines that the learning of many things does not teach wisdom, and that traditional books do not reveal their secrets or bestow their benefits to those without the key to them.

    This key is adab, the “right way of doing things,” rendered in the title as “etiquette.”… Books, especially sacred ones, give their knowledge to those of adab, and Westerns who know something about the sciences of Islam have been waiting for a book like this in English for a long time.''




Imam an-Nawawi, may Allah be pleased with him, is one of the most well known scholars and spiritual masters in Muslim history. He was a master of several disciplines, including law, Prophetic traditions, Qur'an exegesis, and grammar. He was born in Greater Syria, where he also passed away in 1277 at the age of 45.


Musa Furber is a Research Fellow at the Tabah Foundation, and is a qualified issuer of edicts (mufti). He received his license to deliver legal edicts (fatwas) from senior scholars at the Egyptian House of Edicts, including the Grand Mufti of Egypt. He was raised in Portland, Oregon, and lives in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.






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*Dimensions : 21.7 x 14cm.


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