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Title Theodicy and justice in modern Islamic thought : the case of Said Nursi / edited by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabiʻ
Published Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 268 pages)
Contents Theodicy and the many meanings of Adam and Eve / Barbara Freyer Stowasser -- Living life in the light of death: a conversation with Bediuzzaman Said Nursi / Ian Markham -- The resurrection of the dead and final judgment in Said Nursi's thought / Thomas Michel, S.J. -- Proof of the resurrection of the dead: Said Nursi's approach / Şükran Vahide -- Death in Said Nursi's thought / Bilal Kuspinar -- l siyyam?: Nursi's treatise on al-hashr in Mathnawi al-nuriye / Lucinda Mosher -- Resurrection in the writings of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: comparative reflections with Christian theology / W. Mark Richardson -- The resurrection of the dead: Said Nursi and Jürgen Moltman / Leo D. Lefebure -- The problem of animal pain: Said Nursi's approach / Cüneyt M. Şimsek -- Justice, morality, and modernity: what makes the Risale-i nur modern? / Dale F. Eickelman -- Two epistles of consolation: al-Shahid al-Thani and Said Nursi on theodicy / Eric Ormsby -- "Landscape and melancholy": Said Nursi, Dante Alighieri and the contexts of modernism / Gareth Jones -- Said Nursi's approach to justice and its role for political reforms in the Muslim world / Leonid Sykiainen -- Reflections on prayer and social justice in the thought of Thomas Merton and Bediuzzaman Said Nursi / David R. Law -- God's justice in relation to natural disasters / Thomas Michel, S.J. -- Justice and balance in creation: Said Nursi's analysis / Bilal Kuspinar -- Nursi's compassion and Kant's categorical imperative: justice and ethics in building a better world / Ian Kaplow
Summary This book explores the theology and philosophy of the distinguished modern Muslim scholar and theologian Bediuzzaman Said Nursi [d.1960]. Nursi wrote in both Ottoman Turkish and Arabic and his life and thought reflected the transition of modern Turkey from an empire to a secular republic. The contributors to this volume shed new light on two major dimensions of Nursi's thought: theodicy and justice. Classical Muslim theologians debated these two important issues; however, we must consider the modern debate of these issues in the context of the radical political and social transformations of ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nursi, Said, 1873-1960.
Nursi, Said, 1873-1960 -- Political and social views
SUBJECT Nursi, Said, 1873-1960 fast
Subject Nurculuk.
RELIGION -- Islam -- Theology.
Political and social views
Form Electronic book
Author Abu-Rabiʻ, Ibrahim M.
ISBN 9781409406198