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By Ian S. Markham,Suendam Birinci

modern Islamic thinkers are usually studied sociologically instead of as theologians. there are various obtainable introductions to Christian theologians, yet only a few such reports of Islamic thinkers. This publication, and this sequence, seeks to alter this example: supplying new introductions to influential Islamic thinkers and fascinating, on the point of principles, with the wealthy depths of up to date Islamic theology. This e-book introduces to the English-speaking international the major sleek 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 offers an outline of his lifestyles, 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 vital writings. offering an creation to an important type of Islam that's dedicated to non-violence, discussion and positive 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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