Belief and Worship


From the Risale-i Nur Collection

Humanity’s Encounter with the Divine Series



Bediüzzaman SAID NURSI




Translated from Turkish by Ali Ünal


New Jersey 2006

Copyright © 2006 by The Light, Inc. Revised Edition 2006

First Published 2002

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data for the previous edition


Nursi, Said, 1877-1960.

[Risale-i nur. English. Selections]

Humanity, belief, and Islam / Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. p. cm. --  (Humanity's encounter with the divine; 1)

"From the Risale-i Nur collection."

Includes bibliographical references (p.     ) and index.

ISBN 0-9720654-6-6 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1.  Nurculuk--Doctrines. 2. Islam--Essence, genius, nature. 3.

Islam--Universality. I. Title. II. Series. BP252.R5713 2002b





ISBN (paperback): 1-59784-043-2

ISBN (hardcover): 1-59784-048-3


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Çaglayan A.Þ., Izmir - Turkey

April 2006