The History Box

We have been guarding you so far, from now on we are in your service In 1889, when he was 16, Imam Bediuzzaman Said Nursi had been in Mardin, a south-eastern province of Turkey, for a while for academic purposes. Realizing his deep knowledge and ability, the scholars in the city regarded him as a master for them and held scholarly conversations with him. The governor of the province misunderstood the situation and misinterpreted the Imam’s influence in the city and decided to exile him to Bitlis, handcuffed and accompanied…

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