Redefining Sincerity from Risale-i Nur Perspective in Modern Learning

Siti Farahin Ahmad Nawawi, Rosseni Din


The contemporary student population nowadays has varied and even more difficult to define causing less conventional learning opportunities including changes in learning that is influenced by deconstructionist attitudes associated with the postmodern era. Modernization also challenges individuals’ morality and spirituality where morality is not easily found in specifically tailored programs but embedded in the process of education itself. In higher education, sincerity appears to be an important necessity to equipped both students and educators to understand each other’s insights, experiences, to engage efficiently and reflect in learning. Sincerity is a concept towards the idea of honesty, transparency, accountability, and integrity merge together especially in modern learning style. Hence, this review article will focus on value of sincerity which is an essential value in learning, defined from the perspective of Risale-i Nur by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, a treatise of light that discuss how sincerity is a strong opponent against conflict in learning, factors that diminished sincerity value and how being sincere is a spiritual remedy that can cure spiritual sickness.


sincerity, modern learning, Nursi, spiritual value

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