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Muslim Response to Evil : Said Nursi on the Theodicy (Hardcover) (Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan)

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While Christian approaches to the problem of evil have been much discussed, the issue of theodicy in Islam is relatively neglected. A Muslim Response to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses possible solutions to theodicy and the problem of evil through the early philosophy and theology ofIslam as well as through a semantic analysis of evil (sharr) in the Qur’ān. Reflecting on Said Nursi’s magnum opus, the Risale-i Nur Collection (Epistles of Light), Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan puts Nursi’s theodicy into discourse with so called ’secular’ theodicy or ’anthropodicy’, supported by scholars such as Newton, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume, and Kant. Her study offers a fascinating new perspective on the problem of evil for scholars of comparative religion, philosophy of religion, and Islamic thought.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Social Science, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Islam / General, Islamic Studies, Theology
Series Title: Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan
Language: English
Street Date: December 28, 2015
TCIN: 50597441
UPC: 9781472457752
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-6725
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