Ian S. Markham,Suendam Birinci's An Introduction to Said Nursi PDF

By Ian S. Markham,Suendam Birinci

modern Islamic thinkers are frequently studied sociologically instead of as theologians. there are various available introductions to Christian theologians, yet only a few such reviews of Islamic thinkers. This publication, and this sequence, seeks to alter this example: providing new introductions to influential Islamic thinkers and interesting, on the point of principles, with the wealthy depths of latest Islamic theology. This booklet introduces to the English-speaking global the prime glossy Islamic philosopher acknowledged Nursi (1878-1960) - who has a few 9 million fans in modern-day Turkey and around the globe. After a gap bankruptcy that offers an summary of his existence, the following 4 chapters define the theology of Nursi on God, the Qur'an, the West and Politics. the ultimate part offers a useful source of readings from Nursi's so much vital writings. offering an creation to an immense kind of Islam that is 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 way.

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