Islamic thinker of Kurdish origin, born 1876 and died 1960. Best known for his commentary on the Qur'an, largely a collection of sermons, known as the Risale-i Nur, and as an advocate of Islam strongly committed to non-violence and constructive engagement with the West and Christianity.
Badiuzzeman Said Nursi (1877-1960)
A profile of the teacher, and his major work, the Risale-i Nur (a commentary on the Qur’an, attempting to integrate modern science within a theistic perspective).
The Fountain Magazine
Online version of a magazine of critical, scientific and spiritual thought; includes articles, author information and subscription details.
A hyperlinked biography about the Islamic thinker of Kurdish origin, born 1876 and died 1960. [Wikipedia]
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