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Author Wagemakers, Joas, 1979-

Title A Quietist Jihadi : the Ideology and Influence of Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi.

Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (316 pages)
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Contents Cover; A Quietist Jihadi; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Note on Transliteration; Introduction; The Salafi Ideological Basis; Defining Salafism; The Roots of Salafism; Labelling Salafism; The Development of Radical Islam; The Muslim Brotherhood and Its Heirs; The Spread of Wahhabism; The 'Afghan Arab' Phenomenon; The Gulf War and Beyond; Jihadi-Salafi Ideologues; Theoretical Framework, Methodology and Sources; Framing; Methodology; Sources; Overview; PART I: AL-MAQDISI'S LIFE AND HIS PLACE IN THE JIHADI IDEOLOGICAL SPECTRUM, 1959-2009.
1: Wavering between Quietism and JihadismAl-Maqdisi's Childhood Years; Growing up in Kuwait; Becoming a Quietist Jihadi-Salafi; Sowing the Seeds of Salafism; Studying in Saudi Arabia; From Kuwait to Peshawar and Back; Al-Maqdisi's Troubled Relationship with al-Zarqawi; Al-Maqdisi's Arrival in Jordan; The Prison Years, 1994-1999; In and Out of Prison; 2: Al-Maqdisi's Quietist Jihadi-Salafi 'Aqīda; Classical Jihad; Jihad in the Qurān; Jihad in Islamic Law; Al-Maqdisi and Classical Jihad; Turning Jihad against Muslim Rulers; Justifying Jihad against Muslim Rulers.
The Debate over Takfir of Muslim Rulers Al-Maqdisis Views on Jihad against Muslim Rulers; Global Jihad; Fighting the 'Far Enemy'; Al-Maqdisi on Global Jihad; 3: Al-Maqdisis Quietist Jihadi-Salafi Manhaj; Dawa or Jihad?; Quietists' Manhaj; Al-Maqdisis Two-Pronged Approach; Jihad Strategy; Jihadi-Salafi Views on Jihad Strategy; Al-Maqdisis Jihad Strategy; Targets of Jihad; Modern Scholars on Indiscriminate Violence; Al-Maqdisi on Indiscriminate Violence; PART II: AL-MAQDISI'S INFLUENCE ON THE SAUDI ISLAMIC OPPOSITION, 1989-2005; 4: Saudi Arabia's Post-Gulf War Opposition.
Wahhabism and the Saudi SystemWahhabi Resistance to the Saudi Regime; The Gulf War; Al-Maqdisi's Framing of Saudi Arabia; Judging Saudi Arabia on Its Religious Credentials; Saudi Arabia as a Kufr State; Al-Maqdisis Influence on Saudi Arabias Post-Gulf War Opposition; Spreading al-Maqdisis Writings; The Scope of al-Maqdisis Influence; Explaining al-Maqdisis Influence; Core Framing Tasks; Cognitive Liberation; 5: Al-Qaida on the Arabian Peninsula; The Rise of al-Qaida on the Arabian Peninsula (QAP); Bayt Shubrā; From the Riyadh Bombing to the QAP Campaign; Adopting al-Maqdisis Frame.
Framing QAPs ; Jihad reframing QAPS Jihad ; A Wahhabi to the Wahhabis: explaining al-Maqdisis influence; Conditions for frame alignment ; Al-Maqdisis frame resonance -- Part III. Al-Maqdisis's influence on the development of al-walā wa-l-barā, 1984-2009 ; 6: The revival of al-Istiāna bi-I-iKuffār; From Jāhilyya to Wahhābiyya: the development of al-Walā wa-I-Barā ; Al-Walā wa-I-Barā in Salafi writings ; Al-Istiāna bi-I-Kuffaēr in Nineteenth-Century Arabia ; Reframing al-Istiāna bi-I-Kuffār ; Al-Maydisis reintroduction of al-Istiāna bi-I-Kuffār ; The Whhabi rediscovery of al-Istiāna bi-I-Kuffar.
Summary A groundbreaking assessment of the life and ideology of Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, one of the most influential radical Muslim thinkers alive today.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Maqdisī, Abū Muḥammad, 1959-
Maqdisī, Abū Muḥammad, 1959-
Islam and state.
Islam and state.
Muslim scholars -- Jordan.
Muslim scholars.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wagemakers, Joas. A Quietist Jihadi : The Ideology and Influence of Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2012 9781107022072
ISBN 9781139517027
9781139518888 (electronic book)
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9781139135368 (electronic book)
1139135368 (electronic book)
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