in The Qur'an

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

Series: Oxford World's Classics


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A Medinan sura that discusses episodes in the Prophet's home life. It chides two of the Prophet's wives for an incident when a confidence was betrayed (verses 35) and urges all believers to submit themselves to God and to guard themselves and their families against Hellfire (verses 68). The sura closes by giving examples of believing and disbelieving women (verses 1012).

Chapter.  526 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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