The Black Book (1990 novel) - We Are All Waiting For Him - I Must Be Myself Summary & Analysis

Pamuk, Orhan
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In We Are All Waiting For Him, Jelal outlines the history of the Messiah and Judgment Day. He simplifies it through the statement that “He would slay Dadjdjal, or Satan, or, in keeping with the Christian concept and language, the Antichrist, who would appear together with Him on the Day of Judgment and Salvation” (132). The Messiah will come after all the waiting and bring salvation. The people would all recognize the Messiah immediately and celebrate, expecting Him to solve all their problems and bring them happiness. To do this, He would need to fight the enemies of Islam, which means that the people would not feel their happiness immediately. This would cause the people to turn on the Messiah, thinking him to be the Dadjdjal. The Dadjdjal would then take the place of the...

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