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

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

84. The Splitting

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 description of events of the Last Day that will culminate in the resurrection and judgment. It concludes with a warning to those who reject the Qur’ān. Its title comes from ‘the splitting’ of the sky, one of the cosmic signs that the Last Day is at hand.

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Droge, A.J.. 84. The Splitting. The Qur'an - Translated with a New Introduction. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 328 Feb 2022. ISBN 9781800500969. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43816. Date accessed: 25 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43816. Feb 2022

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