An Islamist Critique of ISIS-Dr Sherman Jackson

Please Share on Your Social Media

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on email
Share on whatsapp

In this fascinating lecture, Dr. Sherman Jackson seeks to step outside of the restrictive frameworks and language posed by current western critiques of ISIS. To accomplish this, Dr. Jackson takes a look at the assessments of ISIS, Al-Qa’idah, and other groups from members of  Egypt’s al-Gama’ah al-Islamiyah, a group said to be responsible for the assassination of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.  After years of violent uprisings against the Egyptian government, al-Gama’ah al-Islamiyah issued a surprising renunciation of violence, repudiating its former ideology and replacing it with a shari‘ah-based understanding and assessment of the purpose and proper application of jihad.


Support The Lamppost Education Initiative

In order to continue the services in Islamic education and research that the Lamppost Education Initiative has provided for more than 15 years, we need your donations and support. Find out more by clicking the link below:

More Posts

Get The Latest Updates Sign Up For Our Newsletter

stay informed!

Sign up for our email list to receive exclusive content and notifications. Subscribe now and we will send you a special gift.

Subscribe to our email list and Get Your Free download of Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali's acclaimed essay: "Scholarly Consensus: I'jma Between Use and Misuse"