78 The News ۞ Al-Naba’
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, which begins with ‘the news’ of impending judgment, extols the power and providence of God, and describes the events of the Last Day, including the different fates awaiting believers and disbelievers.