Tafsir Ibn Kathir Surah Al Fatihah, Surah Al Baqarah (Part 1) By Imam Ibn Kathir Ad-Dimashky
The Tafsir of Ibn Kathir is the most renowned and accepted explanation of the Qur'an. In it one finds the best presentation of Hadiths, history, and scholarly commentary. There are two different english translations of Tafsir Ibn Kathir: one published by Dar-us-Salaam in hardback and this one by Al-Firdous in paperback, both abridged but this one is more detailed with less abridgement. Part 1 starts from Surah Fatiha to Surah al-Baqarah 2:141.