Essays about: "Takfir"

Found 2 essays containing the word Takfir.

  1. 1. Excommunication, Apostasy, and the Islamic State : The practice of Takfir in the Islamic State, an analysis of the propaganda magazine Dabiq.

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier; Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Jesper Bjelke; Björn Edvard Lervik; [2020]
    Keywords : apostasy; takfir; excommunication; the islamic state; dabiq;

    Abstract : The Islamic State (IS) infamously carried out brutal acts of terrorism against the west. These acts of terrorism in Europe and the USA does, however, not make up most of the violence instigated by the Islamic State. This majority of violence took place in Iraq and Syria, where the Islamic State conquered large territories. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Caliphate and the Aiding Sword : A content analysis of "Islamic State" propaganda

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Religionshistoria

    Author : Gustav Larsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Islamic State; IS; ISIS; ISIL; Caliphate; Propaganda; Violent extremism; Jihad; Takfir; Islamiska Staten; IS; ISIS; ISIL; Kalifat; Propaganda; Våldsbejakande extremism; Jihad; Takfir;

    Abstract : A content analysis of "Islamic State" (IS) propaganda material released around the movement's proclamation of a Caliphate in 2014, this study is an attempt at analysing ways in which presented arguments express a coherent narrative of symbolic meaning. Using Robert Benford & David Snow's ideas on the so-called three core framing tasks as a clarifying template, I discuss ways in which the analysed material argues for the legitimacy and relevance of the IS movement. READ MORE