A Reflection on Uslub Al-Da’wah of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

TWENTIETH LETTER: This is an attempt to give a brief review in term of styles and approaches of da’wah of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, based on the Twentieth Letter, contained in the Second Volume of Risalat-i Nur Collection titled The Letters, written by him between 1928-1932, while in exile in Barla, an isolated village in Province of Insparta in South Western Anatolia. They were largely written in reply to questions put by his students and also in reply to criticism and attack on various questions of belief and Islam. Its original…

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Said Nursi, Muslim advocate of non-violence

Ironically Muslims all over the world are being labeled as “terrorists” and “violent” despite their being the epitome of peace and non-violence. Understandably, what prompted such a rash of derision against Muslims could be alluded to virtual envy by their detractors whose exploits would pale in comparison to Muslim achievements in peace advocacy in various aspects of the human endeavour. It is fair enough for Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) of India to deserve the international honorific as the symbol of non-violence. But in a not too distant place and time, there…

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Editor: Swear by the Pen and its Writings!

In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.Swear by the Pen and its writings! Endlessly Praises be to Allah, Our Lord that He bestowed ‘the Word’ and ‘the Pen’ upon us and He made us the Students of ‘the Pen’ writing the meanings of ‘the Word’. Praises, as many as the numbers of the letters written in the past and will be written in the future, read and will be read , be to the Lord of the all Universe, Allah (Subhana Wa Taala)

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