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Author Ostřanský, Bronislav, 1972- author.

Title The Jihadist preachers of the end times : Isis apocalyptic propaganda / Bronislav Ostřanský.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Edinburgh studies in Islamic apocalypticism and eschatology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-296) and index.
Contents The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Names and Transliteration -- Introduction -- 1 The Quest for the Portents of the Hour -- 2 Muslim Preachers of the Approaching End -- 3 The Topography of the Last Days -- 4 The Spark Has Been Lit Here in Iraq -- 5 The Countdown to the Apocalypse -- 6 A Feeble Folk to Whom No Concern is Accorded -- 7 The Hour as Goal and Vehicle: A Summary of ISIS Apocalypticism -- Appendix 1: A Brief Glossary of Muslim Apocalyptic and Eschatological Vocabulary
Appendix 2: A Comprehensive Chronological Overview of the ISIS Phenomenon -- Appendix 3: An ISIS 'Apocalyptic Reader' -- Appendix 4: Overview Map -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary 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.
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Subject IS (Organization)
IS (Organization)
Islamic eschatology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 1474439233 9781474439237 (OCoLC)1085145448
ISBN 9781474439251 (electronic bk.)
147443925X (electronic bk.)