90 The Land ۞ Al-Balad
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 criticizes people who take the easy path and neglect the hard climb to virtue. Only the latter leads to reward, while the former ends in punishment.