Husrev Efendi in Said Nursi’s perspective

The portrayal of Ahmed Husrev Altinbasak in Said Nursi’s treatises shows his significant place in the Risale-i Nur movement. Ahmed Husrev Efendi was born in AH 1315 / AD 1899 in Senirce village, Isparta. His father, Mehmed Bey, was the grandson of one of the last Isparta governors of the Great Ottoman Islamic Empire, Haci Edhem Bey. The forebears of his father, who are among Isparta’s notable men, are known as Green Turbans and their family tree dates back to the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) companion Sayyidina Abu Bakr (may Allah…

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