39 The Companies ۞ Al-Zumar
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 opens with a statement of the unity and creative power of God. The contrasting fates of believers and disbelievers occupy much of the remainder of the sūra. It concludes with a vivid description of the Day of Judgment.