Toughts about Gulen Movement

 

Y Alp Aslandogan & Bekir Cinar

Gulen sees the individual human as the centre of all humanity’s major problems, and of all the problems’ solutions. Lasting solutions to social problems such as lack of education, poverty and division cannot be achieved without paying enough attention to the individual human. For this reason, the underlying dynamics of Gulen’s approach are education, mutual […]

Wanda Krause

The Gulen movement exemplifies an institution and mode of action that is indispensable to decision makers and policy makers struggling with the strains of ideological cleavages and growing fear and threats of terrorist and racist action. A look at four major components of civility – tolerance, cooperation, reciprocity, trust – illustrate how the teachings and […]

Steve Wright

 Gulen’s active compassion for peaceful change based on a precise reading of the Qur’an, can act as a powerful palliative to those who would smear Islam with the label of terrorism. Such work can only be achieved through making a critical mass of thinkers and doers who will engage in peace in the wider world […]

Ian Williams

[Gulen Movement] is a de-centralised polymorphic social movement. Book Author:  Yilmaz, Ihsan. Eileen, Barker. Barkey, Henri. Abdul Haleem, Muhammad. Harris, George. (eds) Book Publisher:  Leeds Metropolitan University Book Title:  Muslim World in Transition: Contributions of the Gulen Movement Date Published:  2007 Extract Author:  Ian Williams Extract Title:  A Station Above That of Angels: the Vision of Islamic […]

Erkan Toguslu

Hizmet for Gulen implies that a person excessively devotes his life to humanity, is interested in others’ needs and prefers their happiness over his own needs. He believes that altruism must be the educators’ essential moral principle. Book Author:  Yilmaz, Ihsan. Eileen, Barker. Barkey, Henri. Abdul Haleem, Muhammad. Harris, George. (eds) Book Publisher:  Leeds Metropolitan University Book […]
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