The Risale-i Nur

An Islamic Alternative to the “Islamic State”

in Hawwa
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In the battle for minds and hearts of young Muslims in Eastern Anatolia, the Risale-i Nur movement inspired by the writings of Said Nursi may prove to be the most effective peace-oriented alternative to the xenophobic teachings of isis. As the most influential Muslim thinker in Turkey in the 20th Century, Nursi still attracts the attention and loyalty of great number of Turks and Kurds. Nursi was one of the earliest to call for Muslim-Christian cooperation in the struggle against ignorance, poverty, and disunity. His message of peace and dialogue offer a sound foundation for both ethnic tolerance and interreligious harmony.

The Risale-i Nur

An Islamic Alternative to the “Islamic State”

in Hawwa

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Said NursiThe Damascus Sermon p. 85; cited in “The God-Centered Life: an Antidote to a Culture of Violence” T. Michel Insights from the Risale-i Nur Clifton n.j.: Tughra Books 2013 p. 134.

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