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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 begins with a reference to earlier generations who dismissed the threat of punishment and were destroyed. It then describes the terror of the Last Day and Judgment, and concludes with an affirmation the truth of the Qur’ān.