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    Academic works on the Risale-i Nur Collection
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Said Nursi - Makers of Islamic Civilization

Colin Turner , Hasan Horkuc

Said Nursi (1876-1960) was the most influential figure in twentieth century Muslim scholarship. He was the founder of what is arguably Turkey's most important popular religious grouping, the Nur Movem...

Religion and Social Change in Modern Turkey The Case of Bediüzzaman Said Nursi

Prof. Dr. Şerif Mardin

The specific appeal of Bediüzzaman Said Nursi for his own followers provides a useful focus for a description of this type of articulation and for an analysis of the social processes which project the...

Engaging with Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, A Model of Interfaith Dialogue

Ian Markham

Too often interfaith dialogue is generic and unfocused. Often it involves 'liberals' from each tradition coming together to criticize the 'conservatives' in their own traditions. This book provides a ...

Said Nursi's Veiews on Muslim-Christian Understanding

Prof. Dr. Thomas Michel

When Nursi speaks explicitly of, he is first of all thinking of the way that God communicates His message to huminkind. Dialogue is seen as an aspect or style of the Qur'an. When God reveals His world...

Theodicy and Justice in Modern Islamic Thought, The Case of Said Nursi

Prof. Dr. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi

This book explores the theology and philosophy of the distinguished modern Muslim scholar and theologian Bediuzzaman Said Nursi [d.1960]. Nursi wrote in both Ottoman Turkish and Arabic and his life an...

An Introduction to Said Nursi, Life, Thought and Writings

The Very Rev Ian Markham, Suendam Birinci

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 o...

Islam in Modern Turkey

Şükran Vahide

A biography of the prominent Turkish theologian and thinker. Islam in Modern Turkey presents one of the most comprehensive studies in English of the seminal Turkish thinker and theologian, Bediuzzaman...

Globalization Ethics and İslam

Ian Markham, Ibrahim Ozdemir

Said Nursi (1877-1960) was an advocate of a form of Islam strongly committed to non-violence and constructive engagement with the West and Christianity. He has six million followers - the Nursi commun...

Islam at the Crossroads

Ibrahim M. Ebu Rabi

Sheds light on one of the most important religious thinkers in the modern Muslim world. Distinguished scholars in Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, and Modern Turkish Studies examine the life a...

Islamic Political Identity in Turkey

M. Hakan Yavuz

In November of 2002, the Justice and Development Party swept to victory in the Turkish parliamentary elections. Because of the party's Islamic roots, its electoral triumph has sparked a host of questions.

Anatolia Junction

Fred A. Reed

This book stands at the point where actuality and legend converge in a land as old as time. From it extends an arid landscape upon which are inscribed the stories of peoples, civilizations, ideas that...

Spiritual Dimensions of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Risale-i Nur

Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi

Edited and with an Introduction by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi‘, the book also includes chapters by prominent scholars in contemporary Islamic studies such as Asma Afsaruddin, Ahmet Albayrak, Abdelaziz ...




International Bediuzzaman Symposium 8

JUSTICE, The Role of Justice in Building a Better World

The Papers presented in the Symposium...

"A symposium on the understanding of justice in Islam from the perspective of Islamic scholar Bed...

International Bediuzzaman Symposium 5

The Qur'anic View of Man, According to the Risale-i Nur

Place : Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre & Akgün Hotel

Date : 24-26 September 2000

Organization : Istanbul Foundati...

International Bediuzzaman Symposium 6

Globalization and Ethics and Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's Risale-i Nur

Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre & Kaya Ramada plaza / Istanbul

22-24 September 2002
The Istanbul Foundation

International Bediuzzaman Symposium 7

Bringing Faith, Meaning, and Peace to Life in a Multicultural World: The Risale-i Nur's Approach

Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre

3-5 October 2004
Istanbul Foundation for...