RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57002367 LA English T1 Islam in modern Turkey : an intellectual biography of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi A1 Şükran Vahide., Abu-Rabiʻ, Ibrahim M., PB State University of New York Press PP Albany YR 2005 SN 0791465152 9780791465158 0791465160 9780791465165 AB "Islam in Modern Turkey presents one of the most comprehensive studies in English of the seminal Turkish thinker and theologian, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi (1876-1960). A devout Muslim who strongly believed in peacefully coexisting with the West, Nursi inspired a faith movement that has played a vital role in the revival of Islam in Turkey and now numbers several million followers worldwide. While Nursi's ideas have been afforded considerable analysis, this book is the first to situate these ideas and his related activities in their historical contexts. Based on the available sources and Nursi's own works, here is a complete and balanced view of this important theologian's life and thought."--BOOK JACKET.