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A Muslim response to evil : Said Nursi on the theodicy

Author: Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015] ©2015
Series: Contemporary thought in the Islamic world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While Christian approaches to the problem of evil have been much discussed, the issue of theodicy in Islam is relatively neglected. This title explores the viewpoints and discusses possible solutions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ozkan, Tubanur Yesilhark.
Muslim response to evil
(DLC) 2015022850
(OCoLC)911135134
Named Person: Said Nursi; Said Nursi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan
ISBN: 9781472457769 1472457765
OCLC Number: 927104015
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Sharr in the Qurʼan and in general Muslim thought: --
The perspective of the Qurʼān on sharr --
Mainstream Muslim thought --
Avicenna, Averroes and al-Ghazālī on sharr --
As we approach the topic: oneness (tawhīd), being (wujūd) and non-being (ʻadam), life after death --
The nature of sharr: --
The nature and definition of sharr according to the Risale-i nur --
Why God creates sharr --
Human being's function in regards to sharr --
The moral aspect of sharr --
The notion of the "divine trust" (amānah) --
Free will (juzʻ ikhtiyār) and divine determining (qadar) --
Existential theodicy in Nursi.
Series Title: Contemporary thought in the Islamic world.
Responsibility: Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan (Durham University, UK).

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'At last a new and distinctive young female Muslim voice has emerged. Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan has written a bold, fascinating, deep study of Islamic theodicy. She has taken the concept of sharr, Read more...

 
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