24 The Light ۞ Al-Nūr
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 takes its title from the reference to God as ‘the light of the heavens and the earth.’ It is made up mostly of regulations governing the household, including appropriate dress, conduct, and sexual behavior.