Technology Development for the Prosperity of the Ummah: Risale-i Nur’s Perspective

Authors

  • Siti Fatimah Mohd Tawil
  • Celal Akar

Keywords:

Technology, Risale-i Nur, Prosperity Ummah

Abstract

Islam is a universal religion encompassing various life aspects. Similarly, the development affairs and technology advancement are not restricted in Islam. As far as the development and technology are in line with what was defined in the guideline of the religion, then it is something that always been embraced. This narrative seeks to analyse technology development in Islam, going through and exploring it, from the book of Rasail Nur’s perspective that is the masterpiece of a famous Turkish scholar; Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. This writing will explore each of his opinions on the development and technology advancement, on top of presenting commentaries on each opinion. Technically, this narrative was explored through literature review and qualitative research methods in general. One after another, these writing probes the perspectives of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on the technology development in the whole collection of Rasail Nur from his primer and secondary sources. It is also enforced with quotations of the views and opinions by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi which are prone to support the technology development and its role in the prosperity of ummah as well as Muslim individuals generally and holistically. This writing succeeded to disclose the clear evidence and opinions by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on the technology development in Islam for the prosperity of ummah.

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Published

2021-07-31

How to Cite

Siti Fatimah Mohd Tawil, & Celal Akar. (2021). Technology Development for the Prosperity of the Ummah: Risale-i Nur’s Perspective. The Journal of Risale-I Nur Studies, 4(2), 31–44. Retrieved from https://thejrns.org/index.php/thejrns/article/view/55