The Legend of al-Dajjal (Antichrist): The Personification of Evil in the Islamic Tradition

There are many figures that represent evil in the Islamic tradition. Among them are Satan, Iblis, Taghut, Pharaoh, and al-Masih al-Dajjal; however, the only figure with an eschatological significance is al-Dajjal. Here, Saritoprak explores the classical as well as contemporary scholars and sources of Islamic theology with regards to al-Dajjal.