An Introduction to Said Nursi by Ian S. Markham,Suendam Birinci

By Ian S. Markham,Suendam Birinci

modern Islamic thinkers are frequently studied sociologically instead of as theologians. there are various obtainable introductions to Christian theologians, yet only a few such stories of Islamic thinkers. This publication, and this sequence, seeks to alter this case: providing new introductions to influential Islamic thinkers and fascinating, on the point of rules, with the wealthy depths of latest Islamic theology. This booklet introduces to the English-speaking global the top glossy Islamic philosopher stated Nursi (1878-1960) - who has a few 9 million fans in modern-day Turkey and around the globe. After a gap bankruptcy that gives an summary of his existence, 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 such a lot very important writings. delivering an advent to an incredible kind of Islam that is devoted to non-violence, discussion and optimistic relationships with the West, this is often the 1st pupil textbook to introduce a latest Islamic theologian in a scientific way.

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