Chapter

The Story

in The Qur'an

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192831934
Published online November 2007 |

Series: Oxford World's Classics

 The Story

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A Meccan sura which centres on the story of Moses and takes its title from the reference to the story told by Moses in verse 25. Its main theme is the bad end that comes to those who are arrogant and spread corruption, like Pharaoh and Qarunpolytheism is denounced at various points throughout the suraand a link is made between these and the disbelievers of Mecca. The Prophet is reminded that he cannot make everyone believe (verse 56) and should remain steadfast (verse 87).

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Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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