Author(s): Ebubekir ERASLAN
The books of catechism contain the answers given to questions such as what is required to be a Muslim. Takrir-i Iman and ?slam an, which was written in the late period of Classical Ottoman Turkish Period, is an anonymous book. The Turks, who have been the flag-bearers of Islam for centuries, gave great importance to the writing of catechism books in a different way than other Muslim communities. XIV. the tradition of writing books in Turkish language, which began in the 18th century in Anatolia, increased in number and volume in other centuries. The most important reason for this increase is the fact that the written books have a simple and clear language and are mostly written for the public. Both the classical Ottoman Turkish (XVI-XIX.) and the Innovation Era Ottoman Turkish (XIX-XX.) have characteristics in are “Takrir-i Iman and Islam “. It can be seen in this article that when the language of the language is passed from a language period to another language period, it can accommodate new elements when it comes to the old place. Takrir-i Iman and Islam is a work of art. Although the reading of the text remains attached to the text, all the vivacity of the spoken language has been tried to be given according to the Turkish of the period.