Modernity and innovation in the thought of Said Nursi


Abstract-- This research tries to study the complexity of modernity and renewal in contemporary Islamic though noration and its readings of terms which are most critical and common in contemporary political literature like as (modernity, post modernity, liberalism, Human Rights…) Through our study to intellectual, political, and social Turkish map, we noticed that the main question was : what is the nature of modernity in turkey ? Is it Islamic or secular ? Turkish Society divided on it, supported by some and refused by others like as Said Al-Nursi who opposed the secular nature of Modernity, and his at most aim was Islamic versus secularism and atheism.