Research Project: Apocalyptic ideas in contemporary Islamic extremism

Project leader
Torsten Hylén
Project Members
Project Period
-
Project Status
Present
Description
Contemporary extreme Islamism has strong apocalyptic hopes attached to the idea of the Caliphate. These are partially investigated, but much remains to be done. The purpose of this project is to investigate how historical apocalyptic beliefs in Islam have been raised and partly transformed in today's extreme movements.
Keywords
Research Profile
Intercultural Studies
Subject
Religious Studies
Financiers
Högskolan Dalarna