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Abu-Rabiʻ, Ibrahim M. ed. Islam at the Crossroads: On the Life and Thought of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. New York: SUNY Press, 2003.

Abu-Rabiʻ, Ibrahim M. ed. Spiritual Dimensions of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Risale-i Nur. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008.

Akbulut-Kuru, Zeynep and Ahmet T. Kuru. “Apolitical Interpretation of Islam: Said Nursi’s Faith-Based Activism in Comparison with Political Islamism and Sufism.” Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, 2008 19(1): 99-111.

Algar, Hamid. “The Centennial Renewer: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and the Tradition of Tajdid.” Journal of Islamic Studies, 2001 12(3): 291-311.

Ameur, Redha and Yamine Mermer. “Beyond the ‘Modern’: Sa’id al-Nursi’s View of Science.” Islam & Science, 2004 2(2): 119-60.

Aydın, Necati. Said Nursi and Science in Islam: Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i Harfi. New York: Routledge Studies in Religion, 2019.

Aziz, Sammy. “An Examination of the Dershane Phenomenon: Observations of Its Embodiment in the US and Turkey.” MA Thesis, Hartford Seminary, 2015.

Hörküç, Hasan ed. The Perspective of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: God, Man, and Mortality. Clifton, NJ: Tughra Books, 2015.

Leaman, Oliver. “Nursi’s Place in the Ihya’ Tradition.” The Muslim World, 1999 89(3): 314-24.

Mardin, Şerif. Religion and Social Change in Modern Turkey: The Case of Bediüzzaman Said Nursi. New York: SUNY Press, 1989.

Markham, Ian and Zeyneb Sayılgan eds. The Companion to Said Nursi Studies. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publication, 2017.

Markham, Ian S. and Suendam Birinci. An Introduction to Said Nursi. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2011.

Mermer, Ali. “Aspects of Religious Identity: The Nurcu Movement in Turkey Today.” Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Durham, 1985.

Mermer, Yamine B. “The Hermeneutical Dimension of Science: A Critical Analysis Based on Said Nursi’s Risale-i Nur.” The Muslim World, 1999 89(3/4): 270-96.

Michel, Thomas. Said Nursi’s Views on Muslim-Christian Understanding. Istanbul: Söz Basım, 2005.

Ozkan Yesilhark, Tubanur. A Muslim Response to Evil: Said Nursi on the Theodicy. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2015.

Sayilgan, Salih. An Islamic Jihad of Nonviolence: Said Nursi's Model. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2019.

Tuna, Mustafa. “At the Vanguard of Contemporary Muslim Thought: Reading Said Nursi into the Islamic Tradition.” Journal of Islamic Studies, 2017 28(3): 311-40.

Turner, Colin. “Bediuzzaman and the Concept of Adl: Towards a Nursian Ontology of Divine Justice.” Asian Journal of Social Science, 2010 38(4): 554-582.

Turner, Colin. The Qur’an Revealed: A Critical Analysis of Said Nursi’s Epistles of Light. Berlin: Gerlach, 2013.

Turner, Colin and Hasan Hörküç. Said Nursi. London: I. B. Tauris, 2009.

Vahide, Şükran. Islam in Modern Turkey: An Intellectual Biography of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. New York: SUNY Press, 2005.

Voll, John Obert. “Renewal and Reformation in the Mid-Twentieth Century: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and Religion in the 1950s.” The Muslim World, 1999 89(3/4): 245-59.

Yavuz, M. Hakan. Islamic Political Identity in Turkey. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Yazıcıoğlu, İsra. “Perhaps Their Harmony is not that Simple: Bediuzzaman Said Nursî on the Qur’an and Modern Science.” Theology and Science, 2013 11(4): 339-55.

Yazıcıoğlu, İsra. “Redefining the Miraculous: al-Ghazālī, Ibn Rushd and Said Nursi on Qur’anic Miracle Stories.” Journal of Qur’anic Studies, 2011 13(2): 86-108.

Yazıcıoğlu, İsra. Understanding the Qurʾanic Miracle Stories in the Modern Age. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015. Chapter V: 123-63.