Fethullah Gülen

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Fethullah Gülen
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Fethullah Gülen, 1998
Born (1941-04-27) 27 Aprile 1941 (age 78)[1]
Pasinler, Erzurum, Turkey
Releegion Non-denominational Muslim[2]
Era Modern era
Schuil Hanafi[3]
Main interests
Orthodox Islamic thocht, Islamic conservatism, eddication, interfaith dialogue amang the Fowk o the Beuk, Sufism
Notable ideas
Gülen muivement

Fetullah Gülen (born 27 Aprile 1941) is a Turkis preacher,[5] umwhile imam,[5][6] writer,[7] an poleetical figur.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robert A. Hunt, Yuksel A. Aslandogan, Muslim Citizens of the Globalized World: Contributions of the Gulen Movement, p 85. ISBN 1597840734
  2. Duderija, Adis (2014). Maqasid al-Shari’a and Contemporary Reformist Muslim Thought: An Examination. Still, Gulen repeatedly states that he propagates neither tajdīd, nor ijtihād, nor reform and that he is just a follower of Islam, simply a Muslim. He is very careful about divorcing himself from any reformist, political, or Islamist discourse. Gulen's conscious dislike of using Islam as a discursive political instrument, which was a distinct trait in Nursi as well, indicates an ethicalized approach to Islam from a spiritual perspective. 
  3. Erol Nazim Gulay, The Theological thought of Fethullah Gulen: Reconciling Science and Islam (St. Antony's College Oxford University May 2007). p. 57
  4. 4.0 4.1 Erol Nazim Gulay (May 2007). "The Theological thought of Fethullah Gulen: Reconciling Science and Islam" (PDF). St. Antony's College Oxford University. p. 56. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Fethullah Gülen's Official Web Site - Fethullah Gülen in Short". En.fgulen.com. 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  6. Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh, The Gülen Movement: A Sociological Analysis of a Civic Movement Rooted in Moderate Islam, p 26. ISBN 1402098944
  7. "Fethullah Gülen's Official Web Site - Gülen's Works". En.fgulen.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  8. Bilefsky, Dan; Arsu, Sebnem (2012-04-24). "Turkey Feels Sway of Fethullah Gulen, a Reclusive Cleric". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-03-08.