The Method of Rhetorical Questioning in the Words of Allah

Asking questions is one of the most important elements of the eloquence which means to say the most appropriate words that the current circumstance requires. Because, a well-timed appropriate question makes the subject explained and proved better and settled in the minds of the people. Also, it impels the collocutor to think about the issue, so, makes him convinced and silent. At this point, the art of interrogation, a literary method which explains the subject by asking questions, proves its own worth.

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Ahmed Husrev Altinbasak

Ahmad Husrev Effendi was born in Isparta on 1315 A.H, 1899 A.D, at a time when a glorious, but unfortunate government -the Ottoman Empire- was suffering in the throes of material and spiritual disaster. Upon his birth, a virtuous man, dear to Allah, visited his house to name him and congratulate his family. The visitor, who was from Senirkent (a village near Isparta), wrote the following poem in honour of the birth of Ahmed Husrev:

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A Brief Account of The Life of Imam Bediüzzaman Said Nursi

Birth: 1876, Hizan, Nurs village, Bitlis / Ottoman Empire (Turkey) Death: March 23rd 1960, Şanlıurfa, Turkey Imam Bediüzzaman Said Nursi devides his life into two periods: “The period of Old Said” is from his first visit to Istanbul until the First World War, and “the period of New Said” is from his exile to Barla where he started to compile “the Treatise of Light” until his death. The term in between the two periods is a period of self-accounting and self-struggle.

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Evidences show the truth

One day, a French guy who studies in a German university came alongside us. We had the following conversation. Mind and science must be stayed away from religion; otherwise, mind and science would cause a person being removed out of the religion. Because the mind always asks and the science approaches everything with doubt; and questions and suspicion could remove the one’s faith out, he said.

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The Union Of Ngos Of The Islamic World (UNIW)

A conference with the title of “International NGOs of the Islamic World Conference : Research of New Vision in Changing World” was organized with the participation of NGOs over three hundred from 40 countries in Istanbul on May 1,2005. Chairman of Grand National Assembly of Turkey made a conversation in the first day and Mr. Abdullah Gül, Minister of Foreign Affairs made a conversation in the second day of the conference.

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