📩 23/09/2022 12:22
Speaking at the opening of the "Verse in My Frame" photography exhibition, President of Religious Affairs Prof. Dr. Ali Erbaş said, “Our Qur'an courses are open to all our citizens, regardless of their age, before or after seventy.” said
Head of Religious Affairs Prof. Dr. Ali Erbaş opened the photography exhibition titled “There is a Verse in My Frame” in Ankara.
Speaking at the opening of the exhibition presented to art lovers at the Ankara High Speed Train Station by the General Directorate of Education Services, President of Religious Affairs Erbaş said that they aimed to direct young people to the content of the Qur'an with the photography exhibition and they succeeded.
President Erbaş stated that young people are not only taught the Qur'an in Qur'an courses, but also programs are made for them to understand the Qur'an.
Stating that within the scope of the 'There is a Verse in My Frame' project, the young people observe the natural events by acting from the verses and photograph the natural events in the verses. 'I swear by the sky and the Star of Tarik in the sky.' He is looking for the Star of Tarık, taking the verse, and photographing that moment and framing it.” said.
“Artwork is a grace of our Lord on His servants”
Saying, “Art is very important in Islam and Allah is the greatest artist,” Chairman Erbaş said, “How He created the universe and all that is in it, and each Esmaü'l Hüsna reveals the greatness of our Lord. Allah Almighty creates His beautiful Essence in His servants as well. Craftsmanship is a grace of our Lord on His servants. It gives a beautiful voice to some, it gives the ability to write beautifully to some, and to others, taking pictures at work, which is an art. It is a very good quality for the photographer to frame an event in the universe created by Allah Almighty and try to understand it by connecting it with the verse. That's what we teach in our Qur'an courses." he said.
Reminding that the 2022-2023 academic year of Qur'an courses started, President Erbaş said, "In our Qur'an courses, catechism and creed information, principles of belief, matters related to worship, how can I understand the Qur'an better, how can I understand the whole Qur'an? Our Qur'an courses are an institution that puts them in the program. I am not saying from seven to seventy, our Quran courses are open to all our citizens, regardless of age, before or after seventy.” he said.
Stating that the courses are organized in the best way for children aged 4-6, President Erbaş said, “They learn about their Lord there, they learn about our Prophet (pbuh). We teach them what it is to respect the elders, to show love to the little ones, what is to love people, what is family, mother, father and universal values. used his statements.
President Erbaş congratulated all the young people who participated in the photography contest at the end of his speech.
The exhibition will host its visitors until September 29.
In the photography exhibition 'There is a Verse in My Frame', there are 500 works selected from among 24 photographs. The exhibition will host its visitors until September 29.
The opening ceremony was attended by President Erbaş's wife, Seher Erbaş, Vice President of Religious Affairs Kadir Dinç, General Director of Religious Services Dr. Şaban Kondi, General Manager of Hajj and Umrah Services Remzi Bircan, Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Manager of Foundations Burhan Ersoy, Ankara Provincial Mufti Hasan Çınar, 2nd Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Turkish Religious Foundation İhsan Açık, General Manager of the Turkish Religious Foundation İzani Turan and many guests joined.