Islam at the Crossroads: On the Life and Thought of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

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Sheds light on one of the most important religious thinkers in the modern Muslim world.
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Overview

Sheds light on one of the most important religious thinkers in the modern Muslim world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791457009
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Series: SUNY Series in Near Eastern Studies
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Note on Transliteration

Editor's Introduction

A Chronology of Said Nursi's Life
Sukran Vahide

1. Toward an Intellectual Biography of Said Nursi
Sukran Vahide

2. In the Footsteps of Said Nursi
Fred A. Reed

3. Reflections on Said Nursi's Life and Thought
Serif Mardin

4. Qur'anic Commentary, Public Space, and Religious Intellectuals in the Writings of Said Nursi
Dale F. Eickelman

5. How to Read Said Nursi's Risale-i Nur
Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi

6. Said Nursi's Interpretation of Jihad
Sukran Vahide

7. Prison Is a Hell for the Unbeliever: Thoughts and Reflections on Two Imprisoned Muslims
Ayize Jamat-Everett

8. Revelation, the Disciplines of Reason, and Truth in the Works of Said Nursi and Paul Tillich
Kelton Cobb

9. The Concept of Man: Mevlana Jalal al-Din and Said Nursi
Bilal Kuspinar

10. Forgetting Gramsci and Remembering Said Nursi: Parallel Theories of Gramsci and Said Nursi in the Space of Eurocentrism
Mucahit Bilici

11. The Marrow of Worship and the Moral Vision: Said Nursi and Supplication
Lucinda Allen Mosher

12. The Separation of Human Philosophy from the Wisdom of the Qur'an in Said Nursi's Work
Taha 'Abdel Rahman

13. The Problem of Theodicy in the Risale-i Nur
Mehmet S. Aydin

14. The Apocalypse in the Teachings of Said Nursi
Barbara Freyer Stowasser

15. Ghurbah as Paradigm for Muslim Life: A Risale-i Nur Worldview
Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

16. Islam, the Environment, and Said Nursi
Oliver Leaman

17. Text and Community: An Analysis of the Risale-i Nur Movement
Metin Karabasoglu

18. Nur Study Circles (Dershanes) and the Formation of New Religious Consciousness in Turkey
M. Hakan Yavuz

19. Said Nursi's Project of Revitalizing Contemporary Islamic Thought
M. Sait Ă–zervarli

20. Preface to the al-Mathnawi al-'Arabi al-Nuri
Translated by Redha Ameur

Bibliography

Contributors

Index

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