Tafsir Safi

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Tafsir Safi (full name: al-Safi fi Tafsir Kalam Allah al-Wafi) is an exegesis of the Quran written by 17th century Shia scholar Mohsen Fayz Kashani.[1] This commentary on the Quran, may also be classified as a work on Hadith, for it consists largely of citations from the Twelve Imams.[2] It belongs to an era when most tafsirs relied "heavily on polemical hadith tradition buttressed by the accumulated wealth of hagiography and the euphoria of power after a long history of frustration" imposed on the Shias.[3]