Last Judgment
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God's final assessment of humankind. The subject of the last judgment ( yawm al-dīn, yawm al- qiyāma) is one of the most important themes in the Qurʾān. It appears in many forms, especially in the first Meccan sūras (see chronology and the qurʾān ), which are dominated by the idea of the nearing day of resurrection ( yawm al-qiyāma, see resurrection ) w…

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Hasson, Isaac, “Last Judgment”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 22 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00105>



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