Monthly Archives: March 2015

PART 2: Qur’an ‘The Earthquake’ verses 6-8: Accountability and Hope

PART 2 (continuation from PART 1 Qur’anic reflections.) Part 1 discussed verses 1-5 of Surah 99, ‘The Earthquake’.  In those verses, the focus is on the turmoil facing the Earth on the Day of Judgment. This post will look at … Continue reading

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Qur’anic Reflections: Surah 99, Al Zalzalah (The Earthquake) – Part 1

This short but profound Surah (chapter) describes the Earth’s convulsions on the Day of Judgment, and how this is mirrored by the psychological convulsions that will be experienced by humans on that Day. The analogies, rhythm and imagery are particularly powerful, typical … Continue reading

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