How to Study Tafseer Properly

One of our teachers, Shaykh Haitham Hamdan, recommends the following three steps to learning tafseer: Get yourself a brief Tafseer book, one or two volumes. Such as Al-Jalalayn (Arabic version is here), Zubdat Al-Tafseer (available only in Arabic), or Al-Tafseer Al-Muyassar (available only in Arabic).  Spend a few years in totally absorbing/memorizing one of these books. Do not refer to any other book of …

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