The Parables of the Qur'an explores the stories and parables that are found in the Qur'an. Dr. Qadhi discusses the lessons that we can learn from these stories, and how they can help us to live better lives.
This beautiful book will take 28 parables and aphorisms in the Qur’an and explain their context and meaning in order for us to understand, reflect and change our lives.
Lessons from Surah Yusuf is a study of the Qur'anic story of Prophet Yusuf (Joseph). which discusses the many lessons that we can learn from this story, including the importance of patience, trust in Allah, and forgiveness.
It was also educational, teaching the Prophet Muhammad the answers to queries that were posed to him by the local Jews and Muslims. Finally this surah was a timely morale booster for the Prophet and his companions in a time of need.
Yasir has clearly divided the surah into related themes, as per the revelations, so that the reader can easily understand and grasp the great wealth of knowledge relayed through this surah to all.
Lessons from Surah al-Kahf is a study of the Qur'anic story of the People of the Cave. Dr. Qadhi discusses the many lessons that we can learn from this story, including the importance of faith, perseverance, and brotherhood.
In this book Yasir Qadhi leads us through Surah Kahf, unfolding the lines, stories and symbols that have inspired people for over a thousand years: the people of the cave, Prophet Musa’s momentous encounter with Khidr, the two men and their gardens, and Gog and Magog.
And surely We have explained matters in people in the Qur’an in diverse ways, using all manners of parables. (Qur’an 18:54)
Through Yasir Qadhi’s unmistakeable voice, modern Muslims may glimpse some of the Qur’an’s profound meaning.
Say: “If the sea were to become ink to record the Words of my Lord, indeed the sea would all be used up before the Words of my Lord are exhausted…” (Qur’an 18:109)
Yasir Qadhi, is one of the few people who has combined a traditional Eastern Islamic seminary education with a Western academic training of the study of Islam.
Dr. Yasir graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences, and then completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah. He then returned to America, and completed a PhD in Religious Studies from Yale University.
He has authored several books, published academic articles, and appeared on numerous satellite and TV stations around the globe. His online videos are of the most popular and highly-watched Islamic videos in English.