Parution : George Archer, « A Place Between Two Places.The Quranic Barzakh », Gorgias Press, 2017.
For believers in a resurrection of the body, there arises the question of what happens after death but before the Last Day: the intermediate state. For most Muslims, the intermediate state is the barzakh. It is a fantastical and frightening time in the grave. The present study will examine where the belief in the barzakh comes from through a study of the Qur’an.