Jihadology

Jihadology Podcast: Nashids: History and Cultural Meaning

By Aaron Y. Zelin
Monday, February 29, 2016, 6:51 PM

Behnam Said comes on the show to talk about nasheeds. Some of the topics covered include:

  • The role of music in Islam and how it relates to nasheeds
  • A modern history of the use of nasheeds
  • Differences between Sufi, mainstream Islamist, and jihadi nasheeds
  • Different themes used in these nasheeds
  • Why there has been such an explosion in new nasheeds and media outlets from IS and AQAP recently

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