1 The Opening ۞ Al-Fātiḥa
A. J. Droge [+]
A. J. Droge is the author of Homer or Moses? Early Christian Interpretations of the History of Culture and, with James Tabor, of A Noble Death: Suicide and Martyrdom among Christians and Jews in Antiquity.
This short prayer serves as the introduction to the Qur’ān. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘essence of the Qur’ān’ and is an important part of worship, both public and private.