The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction - A.J. Droge

The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction - A.J. Droge

69. The Payment Due

The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction - A.J. Droge

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).

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This sūra begins with a reference to several previous peoples who dismissed the threat of impending punishment and were destroyed. It then describes the terror of the Last Day and Judgment, and concludes with God affirming the truth of the Qur’ān. Its title comes from its first word.

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Droge, A.J.. 69. The Payment Due. The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 308-309 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781800500969. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43801. Date accessed: 21 Jul 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43801. Feb 2022

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