عنوان مقاله [English]
The analysis of the process of development of the discipline of exegesis of the Quran suggests the extent of the development of human thought in the contemporary time. Thus the scientific, social, political and cultural advancements in the West and development of experimental sciences in modernism era gave rise to the development and flourish of exegesis under the influence of modern science. Revisiting exegetical methods and approaches in the contemporary time ,the present article elaborates the new exegetical approaches in four approaches including scientific, socio reformative, material, and comprehensive . It also analyses and evaluates the novel methods in contemporary exegesis including thematic, the Quran by the Quran, and simplified exegeses. It concludes with the point that unlike their predecessors, contemporary exegeses tend to avoid attaching extreme importance to quoting traditions, stating occasions of revelation, and elaboration of the verses concerning practical regulations. They have sought to focus deeply on educational objectives of Quranic narrations rather than giving lengthy and detailed commentary of these Suras.