As far back as its disclosure 1400 years prior, the Qur’an has been a book of direction and motivation, a reference point, and a rich wellspring of social and good dynamism for a huge number of individuals all through the world who
trust it to be the permanent expression of God.
Scarcely an age goes without a crisp endeavor to unwind the implications of the Qur’an and increase further knowledge into its all inclusive message inside a contemporary point of view.
In the Shade of the Quran is more than `just another’ critique; yet it isn’t too finished coming to or shocking to be a totally new understanding. It is a sincere, true and calm take a gander at man’s contemporary accomplishments and challenges in the light of the message of the Qur’an. It is a push to enthusiastically investigate its rich knowledge, and grow its priceless direction for the advantage of an inexorably `sophisticated’, yet exceptionally confused present day society.
The work, which is by a long shot Sayyid Qutb’s biggest and most significant, traverses the entire of the content of the Qur’an. It was composed, and halfway re-composed, over a time of over 15 years, the majority of which the creator had spent in Egyptian detainment facilities, amid the 1960s. In it is inserted Sayyid Qutb’s knowledge, exceedingly regarded scholarly life, and his broadly acclaimed artistic ability.
In the Shade of the Quran has been all around perceived as an extraordinary commitment to Islamic idea and grant, to which understudies and researchers, and also contemporary Islamic Pentecostal developments everywhere throughout the world, owe an awesome arrangement. Since it is accessible in English, it will proceed to illuminate and rouse millions more. It will assume its legitimate position as an essential work of reference for an appropriate comprehension of contemporary Islamic considering.