FX – ISIS, part 2 – theology

One of the definitive articles on ISIS appeared this past winter in The Atlantic:

What ISIS Really Wants – The Atlantic

Readers responded, and the author summarizes:

What ISIS Really Wants – How Readers Are Responding – The Atlantic

A Religious Studies professor writes a response:

The Phony Islam of ISIS – A Response to The Atlantic’s ISIS Story

ISIS and women: A realistic manifesto, or unrealistic propaganda.

ISIS ‘Manifesto’ Spells Out Role for Women – The Atlantic

An astute question: Is it Islamic interpretation driving the brutality, or is it the brutality driving the Islamic interpretation?

Could ISIS Exist Without Islam – The Atlantic

(The first three stories are from February, the fourth from March, the fifth from July.)

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