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The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

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    0508130 - OÚ 2020 RIV GB eng B - Monography
    Ostřanský, Bronislav
    The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda.
    Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019. 320 s. Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Apocalypticism and Eschatology. ISBN 9781474439237
    Institutional support: RVO:68378009
    Keywords : ISIS * apocalypticism * propaganda
    OECD category: 6.5 Other Humanities and the Arts

    Focusing on apocalyptic manifestations found in ISIS propaganda, this book situates the group’s agenda in the broader framework of contemporary Muslim thought and explains 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 End Times.

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