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From the Darkness into the Light: Narratives of Conversion in Jihadi Videos

Christoph Günther

in Jihadi Audiovisuality and its Entanglements: Meanings, Aesthetics, Appropriations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467513
eISBN:
9781474495530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467513.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines a specific format used by Jihadi-Salafi groups to offer an epistemic and ontological framework that helps people setting their individual biography in relation to this social ... More


Abdullah Quilliam: A Muslim Revolutionary Socialist?

Mohammad Siddique Seddon

in Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the religious and political influences that shaped Abdullah Quilliam’s Muslim missionary activities, philanthropic work and scholarly writings in an attempt to shed light on his ... More


Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Alberto Tiburcio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is a study on the history of polemical exchanges between Catholic missionaries and Muslim ʿulama in Safavid Iran. The book is centred around the figure of ʿAli Quli Jadid al-Islam, a ... More


The Significance of Abdullah Quilliam’s Literary Output

Ron Geaves

in Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the significance of Abdullah Quilliam by primarily focusing on the writings through which he framed his conversion to Islam and wrote as a lens for Victorian society to revisit ... More


Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More


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