Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Quotes

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Quotes Said Nursi, also widely known as Bediüzzaman (the Wonder of the Age) was born in 1877 in eastern Turkey. Bediüzzaman displayed an extraordinary intelligence and ability to learn from an early age, completing the normal course of religious school education at the early age of fourteen,...

Fethullah Gulen Quotes

Fethullah Gulen Quotes Born in Erzurum, in eastern Turkey, in 1941, M. Fethullah Gulen is an Islamic scholar and thinker, and a prolific writer and poet. He was trained in the religious sciences by several celebrated Muslim scholars and spiritual masters. Gülen also studied the principles and theories of modern...

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Poems

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Maya Angelou

Who Is Maya Angelou? Maya Angelou [1][2] born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over...

Message Concerning The September 11th Terrorist Attacks

Message Concerning The September 11th Terrorist Attacks I would like to make it very clear that any terrorist activity, no matter by whom it is carried out or for what purpose, is the greatest blow to peace, democracy, and humanity. For this reason, no one— and certainly no Muslim—can approve...

The Relationship Between Science and Religion

Fethullah Gülen’s Idea on the Relationship Between Science and Religion The study of the relationship between science and religion occupies a central position in Fethullah Gülen’s thought. It implements a dialectical confrontation of two concepts as a strategy, leading to a decoding of Islamic principles for the benefit of communities....

Bediüzzaman Said Nursi’s Short Biography

Bediüzzaman Said Nursi’s Short Biography Said Nursi, also widely known as Bediuzzaman (the Wonder of the Age) was born in 1877 in eastern Turkey. Bediuzzaman displayed an extraordinary intelligence and ability to learn from an early age, completing the normal course of religious school education at the early age of...

Bediüzzaman’s Accomplishments

Bediüzzaman’s Accomplishments Bediuzzaman had immersed himself in the Holy Book, searching for a way tolerate its truths to modern man. In Barla in his isolation he began to write treatises explaining and proving these truths, for now the Holy Book itself and its truths were under direct attack. The first...

M. Fethullah Gülen

Who Is M. Fethullah Gülen? A Brief History A man for all seasons, M. Fethullah Gülen was born in tiny village of Korucuk, in Erzurum Province, Eastern Turkey, in November 1938. His family tree is traced to a noble lineage. He comes from a long line of learned scholars. Born...

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