Monthly Archives: June 2016

 

Knowledge That Distances a Person from God

Question: What are the lessons to be drawn from the hadith reading, “If a person’s knowledge increases but asceticism does not, the only thing that really increases is his distance from God”? Answer: The ways that help a person reach God are as myriad as the breaths His creatures take. This is because every person […]
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Does Gulen see human rights as a “Western conspiracy” used to divide “our country and nation”?

Doğu Ergil What are Fethullah Gulen’s views on human rights? Does he, like many others, see these rights as a “Western conspiracy” used to divide “our country (Turkey) and nation”? Gulen replies, not within the framework of a legal discipline, but from the perspective of Islam, which is the base of his thoughts. Accord­ing to […]
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