53 The Star ۞ Al-Najm
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 the reports of two ‘visions.’ These are followed by a section rejecting the idea that angels are the ‘daughters of God.’ It concludes with a summary of the contents of ‘the scrolls of Moses and Abraham.’