60. The Examined Woman
A.J. Droge [+]
A. J. Droge is the translator of The Qur’an: A New Annotated Translation (Equinox, 2013), and the author of Homer or Moses? Early Christian Interpretations of the History of Culture and A Noble Death: Suicide and Martyrdom among Christians and Jews in Antiquity (with J.D. Tabor).
This sūra warns believers about secret alliances with the enemy. It also gives instructions on how to treat women who leave their husbands to join the believers, as well as what to do about the wives of believers who run off.