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Author Filiu, Jean-Pierre.

Title Apocalypse in Islam / Jean-Pierre Filiu ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  297.23 F47    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-250) and index.
Contents Prologue: the end of the world draws near -- True and false messiahs of Islam -- Archeology of the end of the world -- Grand masters of the medieval apocalypse -- Avatars of the Mahdi -- Apocalypse now -- Dawn of the fifteenth century of Islam -- Pioneers of the contemporary apocalypse -- The horsemen of apocalyptic jihad -- The beginning of the end in Iraq -- The grand return of the Shiʻi Mahdi -- Diasporas of the apocalypse -- The armageddon of jihad -- Epilogue: through the looking glass-and beyond.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Islamic eschatology.
Political messianism -- Islamic countries.
Islamic fundamentalism.
Islam and politics.
Added Author DeBevoise, M. B.
Added Title Apocalypse dans l'islam. English
ISBN 9780520264311 cloth alkaline paper
0520264312 cloth alkaline paper
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