54 The Moon ۞ Al-Qamar
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 consists almost entirely of the stories of earlier generations which were destroyed for their disobedience. Both the beginning and end warn that judgment is near.