Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai

(d. 1981)

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(d. 1981)

Also known as Allamah Tabatabai. One of the foremost Quranic commentators and traditional Persian philosophers of the twentieth century, prolific author, and renowned teacher. Resuscitated Islamic philosophy despite the opposition of many ulama. Among his most influential works are The Quran in Islam and Shii Islam. Since his death, a university in Iran has been named after him; his works continue to enjoy great popularity.

Subjects: Islam.

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