By Suendam Birinci Pirim,Ian S, Very Revd Markham
This booklet introduces to the English-speaking global the major smooth Islamic philosopher stated Nursi (1878-1960) - who has a few 9 million fans in modern-day Turkey and all over the world. After a gap bankruptcy that offers an summary of his lifestyles, the subsequent 4 chapters define the theology of Nursi on God, the Qur'an, the West and Politics. the ultimate part presents a useful source of readings from Nursi's most vital writings.
Providing an creation to a massive type of Islam that's dedicated to non-violence, discussion and confident relationships with the West, this can be the 1st scholar textbook to introduce a latest Islamic theologian in a scientific means.
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An Introduction to Said Nursi: Life, Thought, and Writings by Suendam Birinci Pirim,Ian S, Very Revd Markham