Chapter

The Star

in The Qur'an

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

Series: Oxford World's Classics

 The Star

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A Meccan sura that confirms the divine source of the Prophet's message and refers to his ascension to heaven during the Night Journey (verses 118). The sura refutes the claims of the disbelievers about the goddesses and the angels (verses 1928), and the third paragraph lists several truths about God's power. The sura closes with a warning of the imminent Day of Judgement.

Chapter.  764 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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