The Qurʾān - A New Annotated Translation - Arthur Droge

The Qurʾān - A New Annotated Translation - Arthur Droge

77 The Ones Sent Forth ۞ Al-Mursalāt

The Qurʾān - A New Annotated Translation - Arthur Droge

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.

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This sūra, unified by the theme of coming punishment, opens with a series of vivid affirmations of the  certainty of judgment, and then describes the signs of the Last Day. The remainder of the sūra is a series  of eschatological ‘woes’ directed against those who deny the Judgment.

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Droge, A. J.. 77 The Ones Sent Forth ۞ Al-Mursalāt. The Qurʾān - A New Annotated Translation. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 415-416 Apr 2013. ISBN 9781845539450. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=17093. Date accessed: 08 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.17093. Apr 2013

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