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

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

79. The Snatchers

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 opens with a series of affirmations that lead into a dramatic representation of sinners at the resurrection. This is followed by an abridged version of the story of Moses, as well as passages on God’s providential power, and the different fates awaiting the righteous and wicked. Q79 receives its title from the opening verse.

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Droge, A.J.. 79. The Snatchers. The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 323 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781800500969. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43811. Date accessed: 24 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43811. Feb 2022

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