Belief and Worship, from the Risale-i Nur Collection,Small Paperback - 163 pages,by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, Translated by Huseyin Akarsu.Description :' Fellow Muslims. You asked for advice, so listen to a few truths contained in the following allegories. Since you are soldiers, I will express them in military terms.' ---Introduction.This book includes important extracts from the acclaimed Risale-i Nur Collection : "O arrogant soul! You are (that) traveler, and this world is the desert. Your weakness and poverty are endless, & the enemies and privations to which you are exposed are beyond number. Given this, invoke the name of the Eternal Owner and the Everlasting Ruler of this world, for only this can deliver you from such begging and fear."Bediüzzaman and the Risale-i Nur : In the many dimensions of his lifetime of achievement, as well as in his personality and character, Bediüzzaman, may Allah have mercy upon him, (1877-1960) was and, through his continuing influence, still is an important thinker and writer in the Muslim world. He represented in a most effective and profound way the intellectual, moral and spiritual strengths of Islam, evident in different degrees throughout its fourteen century history. He lived for eighty-five years. He spent almost all of those years, overflowing with love and ardor for the cause of Islam, in a wise and measured activism based on sound reasoning and in the shade of the Qur'an and the Prophetic example. Table of Contents :---Bediüzzaman and the Risale-i Nur,---Belief and Worship,---Introduction.The [1st] Word,---The Worth of Bismillah. The [2nd] Word,---The Way to Contentment.The [3rd] Word, ---Choosing the Right Way.The [4th] Word,---The Prescribed Prayers’Value.The [5th] Word,---The Right Training for Believers.The [6th] Word,---The Supreme Transaction.The [7th] Word,---The Door to Human Happiness.The [8th] Word,---The Necessity of Religion.The [9th] Word,---The Different Prayer Times.The [11th] Word,---Creation and Prayer.The [23rd] Word,---Virtues of Belief and Remarks on our Happiness and Misery.The [28th Letter] / Fifth Treatise,---The Holy Month of Ramadan.The [29th Letter] / Second Treatise.---Thanksgiving,---Index.