88. The Covering
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 contrasts the fates of the righteous and the wicked on the Day of Judgment. It concludes with an exhortation to the Prophet to continue in his role as a ‘warner.’