15 Al-Ḥijr ۞ Al-Ḥijr
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 sūra contains accounts of the rebellion of Iblīs and the angels’ visits to Abraham and Lot. Two short stories of judgment follow: the punishment of the inhabitants of ‘the Grove’ and ‘al-Ḥijr.’