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The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

Bronislav Ostranský

Abstract

Focusing on apocalyptic manifestations found in ISIS propaganda, this book situates the group’s agenda in the broader framework of contemporary Muslim thought and elucidates key topics in millennial thinking within the spiritual context of modern Islamic apocalypticism. Based on the group’s primary sources as well as medieval Muslim apocalyptic literature and its modern interpretations, the book analyses the ways ISIS presents its message concerning the Last Days as a meaningful, inventive and frightening expression of collectively shared expectations relating to the supposedly approaching the ... More

Keywords: ISIS, Apocalypticism, Eschatology, Propaganda, Islam

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474439237
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439237.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bronislav Ostranský, author
Czech Academy of Sciences