Approaching The Qur’an, The Early Revelations

18 Jul

Approaching The Qur'an, The Early Revelations

There are two strands of warning within the Qur’an. The first focuses on the ephemeral nature of human grandeur in time and the ruin that comes to civilizations that refuse to heed the words of their prophets. The second focuses on the fact that sometimes wrongdoers do seem to prosper and those who do right and follow the prophets remain oppressed. It suggests, in the face of such apparent injustice, that at the day of reckoning (a day that occurs on the boundary of time), both groups will finally see a just accountability.

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