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    Reflections on the Divine

    by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
    • PAPERBACK : 2012-12-12 • 134 Pages • 4 x 6 3/4 inch inches • ISBN 9781597840453
    • CATEGORIES Interfaith Dialogue, Backlist, Forthcoming
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    Supporting the idea of one omnipresent deity, these selections from the Risale-i Nur focus on the unity and existence of God as evidenced by the universe.

    Bediuzzaman Said Nursi is one of the most influential scholars of Islam in modern Turkey.

    Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
    Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

    Bediuzzaman Said Nursi was born in 1877 in eastern Turkey and died in 1960 in Urfa in Turkey. Readers may refer to his biography for details of his long and exemplary life, which spanned the last decades of the Ottoman Empire. Bediuzzaman displayed an extraordinary intelligence and ability to learn from an early age, completing the normal course of madrasa (religious school) education at the early age of fourteen, when he obtained his diploma. He became famous for both his prodigious memory and his unbeaten record in debating with other religious scholars. Another characteristic Bediuzzaman displayed from an early age was an instinctive dissatisfaction with the existing education system, which when older he formulated into comprehensive proposals for its reform. Contrary to the practice of religious scholars at that time, Bediuzzaman himself studied and mastered almost all the physical and mathematical sciences.