This Tafseer is a combination of modernist interpretations and has deeply influenced modern Islamic thought. It differs from traditional exegeses in several ways. It is more than a traditional commentary on the scripture as it contains discussions and debates regarding economics, sociology, history, and politics. In his text, Professor Hafiz Muhammad Saeed highlights the Quranic perspective and argues that Islam provides ample guidance in all spheres.
`Professor Hafiz Muhammad Saeed` discusses the standard technique of providing an explanation of the Qur`anic verses from the Sunnah of Muhammed, including the historical reasons behind the verses.