Search for dissertations about: "Conspiracy theories"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Conspiracy theories.

  1. 1. The Mahdi Wears Armani: An Analysis of the Harun Yahya enterprise

    Author : Anne Ross Solberg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Harun Yahya; Adnan Oktar; Said Nursi; Turkish Islam; creationism; da‘wa; Mahdi; Islamic messianism; apocalypticism; neo-Ottomanism; conspiracy theories; anti-Semitism; market Islam; social movement theory; rhetorical analysis;

    Abstract : The prolific Turkish author and preacher Adnan Oktar has built up a large Islamic publishing enterprise under the name of Harun Yahya, and has attracted international attention in particular for his campaign against the theory of evolution. The aim of this dissertation is to shed light on the Harun Yahya enterprise by describing, analyzing and contextualizing four key themes in the works of Harun Yahya, namely conspiracy theories, nationalism/neo-Ottomanism, creationism and apocalypticism/Mahdism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Mahdi Wears Armani : An Analysis of the Harun Yahya Enterprise

    Author : Anne Ross Solberg; Elizabeth Özdalga; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : The prolific Turkish author Harun Yahya attracted international attention after thousands of unsolicited copies of his large-format and lavishly illustrated book Atlas of Creation were sent free of charge from Istanbul, Turkey, to schools, universities and state leaders worldwide in 2007. This book stunt drew attention to Islamic creationism as a growing phenomenon, and to Harun Yahya as its most prominent proponent globally. READ MORE