Tafsir of Surat al-Masad – Session 6 – The meaning of Disbelief in Islam
The speaker, Sh Dr Imranali Panjwani (London, UK) is a Senior Lecturer in Law, at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK and Head of Diverse Legal Consulting.
Tafsir of Surat al-Masad – Session 6 – The meaning and nature of disbelief in Islam:
afsir Surat al-Masad – Session 6 – The meaning and nature of disbelief in Islam (v3)
We had an exciting discussion on how we should define disbelief in Islam, how we judge people’s faith and how our definitions of disbelief affect our notion of salvation in the hereafter.
Al-Masad (Arabic: (meaning: “Twisted Strands” or “The Palm Fiber”) is the 111th chapter (s?rah) of the Quran. It has 5 ?y?t or verses and recounts the punishments that Ab? Lahab and his wife will suffer in Hell. May the hands of Abu Lahab be ruined, and ruined, is he. His wealth will not avail him or that which he gained. He will burn in a Fire of flame and his wife, bearing wood, with a rope of twisted strands on her neck.
A study on Quranic manuscripts within the Vatican Library noted the titles Lahab (Flame); masad; al-?a?ab; and Ab? Lahab. In the 1730s the chapter title was known as Abu Laheb by translator George Sale.
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