Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Religious Extremism and Terror (pp. 1-38)
Chapter 2. Violence and Terrorism in Islamic History (pp. 39-186)
Chapter 3. Theological Responses to the Arguments of the Extremist Groups (pp. 187-232)
Chapter 4. An Analysis of Islam and Its Primary Sources in the Context of Violence and Terrorism (pp. 233-270)
Chapter 5. Respect for the Sacred versus Freedom of Expression: An Analysis in the Context of De-Radicalization (pp. 271-290)
References (pp. 291-314)
About the Author (pp. 315-316)
Index (pp. 317)
Keywords: Terrorism in Islamic history, theological responses to the arguments of terrorist groups, Islamic radicalization, Islamic extremism, ISIS, IS, Al Qaeda, Assassins, Taliban, Al Shabab, Hashashin, Qarmatians, Salafism, Wahhabism, Kharijite.
This book may have various readers from different backgrounds such as Muslims who read and learn their religion in the English language, policy makers and security forces who combat terrorism in the west, students and lecturers in universities, especially religious studies, middle east studies and Islamic studies etc. Moreover, it can be used as a textbook in Islamic studies, political sciences, middle east studies, Arab studies, radicalism and terrorism studies.