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An introduction to Said Nursi : life, thought and writings

Author: Ian S Markham; Suendam Birinci Pirim; Said Nursî
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
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This book introduces to the English-speaking world the leading modern Islamic thinker Said Nursi (1878-1960) - who has some nine million followers in modern day Turkey and around the world. After an opening chapter that provides an overview of his life, the next four chapters outline the theology of Nursi on God, the Qur'an, the West and Politics. The final section provides an invaluable resource of readings from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Markham, Ian S.
An Introduction to Said Nursi : Life, Thought, and Writings.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2011
Named Person: Said Nursi; Said Nursi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian S Markham; Suendam Birinci Pirim; Said Nursî
ISBN: 9781409407706 1409407705
OCLC Number: 710972895
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 198 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Life and Times of Said Nursi (1878-1960); 2 The Concepts of God and the Qur'an; 3 Said Nursi and Spirituality; 4 Nursi's Approach to Disagreement and Pluralism; Extracts from the writings of Said Nursi; Further Readings; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Ian Markham and Suendam Birinci Pirim.
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Introduces to the English-speaking world the leading modern Islamic thinker Said Nursi (1878-1960) - who has some nine million followers in modern day Turkey and around the world.  Read more...

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