What is it about?
İbrahim Karataş' study aims to reveal how ISIS exploits apocalyptic prophecies stated in the Qur’an and hadiths to find new recruits and legitimize its ideology.
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Why is it important?
While there are many studies about ISIS, few or none of them analyzed how the movement deceived people with apocalyptic ideas, which need to be considered during an examination of the conflicts in the Middle East, where states (e.g., Israel) or regimes (e.g., Iran) are founded on the basis of apocalyptic prophecies. ISIS was another trial that failed.
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This page is a summary of: The Role of Apocalyptic Prophecies in ISIS Terrorism, Journal of College of Sharia & Islamic Studies, June 2021, Qatar University, DOI: 10.29117/jcsis.2021.0292.
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