72 The Jinn ۞ Al-Jinn
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 report of a band of jinn who heard the Prophet reciting the Qur’ān. Their affirmation of belief makes up the first half of the sūra; the latter half contains a series of pronouncements by the Prophet.