Forty Hadith on the All-Clarifying Illuminating Qur'an,Translation of: Fayd al-Mu'in 'ala jam il-Arbain fi fadl al-Quran al-Mubin,*[A5] Paperback - 58 pages, New, by Mullah Ali al-Qari,English Translation by : Abdul Aziz Ahmed Fredericks,Published by Kitaba.Description : 'Forty Hadith on the Excellence of the All-Clarifying Illuminating Qur'an' is a translation of the book Fayd al-Mu’in ‘ala jam il-Arbain fi fadl al-Quran al-Mubin by the great Qur'an and hadith scholar Mulla ‘Ali al-Qari, may Allah have mercy upon him. Through the words of the our Noble Messenger, upon him be peace, the author encourages us to strengthen our connection to the Qur'an and increase our reading of it.The English translation includes the Arabic wording of the hadith and footnotes referencing the text to the Arabic sources used by Mulla 'Ali al-Qari, may Allah be pleased with him. Most of the hadith are taken from the most famous collections and considered by hadith scholars to be authentic although some towards the end are less rigorously authenticated texts. Some of the chains of narrators have been shortened to make the etxt easier to read in English. About Author:Shaykh Mulla ‘Ali bin Sultan Muhammad al-Qari al-Hanafi, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi, a student of Ibn Hajr al-Haytami, may Allah be pleased with him, was known as al-Qari, the reciter, and also as Nur al-Din, light of the religion. The title Mulla is persian for scholar. wrote over a hundred books on various Islamic Sciences including hadith commentaries and text on theology and jurisprudence. Brief summary of Mulla 'Ali al-Qari's works: He wrote a commentary on the Qur'an in three volumes, commentaries on various collections of hadith, collections of the sayings of the Messenger; may Allah bless him and grant him peace, a biography of Shaykh 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaylani, may Allah sanctify his secret, a critique of Shaykh Ibn al-Arabi's book Fusus al-Hikam, a commentary on the abridged version of Imam al-Ghazali's Ihya Ulum al-Din and over a hundred other books on the Islamic sciences of tawhid, theology, fiqh and Arabic language. The popular litany al-Hizb al-Adham is alo attributed to him. He died in Makkah in 1014H/1606.C.E.Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ahmed Fredericks was born in Nottingham before moving onto Leicester for University studies. He completed a BEd degree in primary education specialising in Language Arts. He then went on to carry out post-graduate studies in Education in various universities including London University Institute of Education, Strathclyde University and the Open University.He also did research at the School of Oriental and African Studies. He has published a number of articles on education and designed the curriculum of Islamia School London at the time it achieved Voluntary Aided Status. The curriculum was published by the Islamia Schools Trust.He has worked as a teacher, Head Teacher and School Prinicipal in England, Scotland, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and USA. As an educational consultant, he has worked on projects in Turkey, Yemen, Kenya, Jordan and South Africa. He has a special interest in special educational needs and additional support and currently works full time as Additional Support Manager for a local education authority. He has studied under many prominent traditional scholars including Ahmed Mashur al-Haddad under whom he studied in Jeddah and Abdul Rahman al-Khitamy in Kenya. He translated the Essentials of Islam by Ahmed bin Zayn al-Habashi and Forty Hadith on the Quran by Mullah ‘Ali al-Qari, al-Nasaih al-Dinniya of Imam al-Haddad and Riyadatul Sibyan of Imam al-Ramli.Shaykh Abdul Aziz uses his teaching experience and interest in special needs in his dawah work calling people to Allah.