Joas Wagemakers

Winner Dissertation Prize 2011

A Quietist Jihadi-Salafi: The Ideology and Influence of Abu Muhammed al-Maqdisi

Supervisors: Prof. dr H. H. Motzki en Dr R. Meijer
Nomination: Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies

Report by the selection committee

This dissertation is a treatise of the ideology of al-Maqdisi. The study is not confined to al-Maqdisi’s writings, but is devoted for a large part to whether or not his ideas have influenced different Islamic reform movements.