Introduction The religion Islam is currently perceived to be a dangerous faith to the civilized west. The people of the west see the irrationality...|
Our world has become a global village, where people are more interconnected than ever. Technological progress continues at an amazing speed. The emergence...|
Fethullah Gülen, as respected by the honorific title Hocaefendi (respected teacher), is one of the most influential Muslim intellectuals in contemporary Turkey. Over...|
An Alternative Approach to Preventing Ethnic Conflict: The Role of the Gülen’s Schools in Strengthening the Delicate Relations Between Turkey and the Iraqi Kurds with Particular Reference to the “Kirkuk Crisis”
It is an undeniable fact that ethnic conflict in the post cold war era is one of the most influential destabilizing forces. Following...|
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.|
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent...
The Fethullah Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies at Catholic University of Leuven The Fethullah Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies was officially inaugurated on...
This paper is about the conditions of inter-ethnic, inter-religious and inter-class relations in Gülen schools and looks into their operation in non-Turkish and...|
This paper contains an exposition of Fethullah Gülen's model of peaceful coexistence. Based on qualitative analysis of his writings, conversations, sermons and public...|
Reflections on European Multiculturalism, Islam and Peaceful Coexistence: Tariq Ramadan and Fethullah Gülen
The Islamic scholars Fethullah Gülen and Tariq Ramadan are two major personalities whose ideas and views are admired and valued by the...|
1. Introduction Being belivers of different religions and different cultures, we should confess that religions, especially monotheistic religions do not like 'tolerence' very...|
Ever since 9/11 the Western world has been griped with anxious fear as to what some Muslims might do next. Hardly any...|
Even though some Muslims all over the world have been radicalised as a result of being challenged and influenced by the juggernauts...|
While the appeal of 'civilisational dialogue' is on the rise, its sources, functions, and consequences arouse controversy within and between...|
Abstract Until the peace agreement of 1998 the Catholics and Protestants of Northern Ireland were pedantically focused on what separates these two identities....|
Giving Precedence to Common Points: The Limits of the Otherness in Fethullah Gülen’s Dialogic Methodology for Interfaith Encounters
This paper examines Fethullah Gülen's teaching on interfaith encounters highlighting his dialogic methodology proposed for a globalised world in which Samuel Huntington's...|
“Religions, Globalisation and Dialogue in the 21st Century. Fethullah Gülen and Arnold J. Toynbee: A Comparative Conversation with Contemporary Realities”
The conference aims to explore the appeal, meaning, and impact of Fethullah Gülen and the Gülen movement on Turkish, regional, and - increasingly...|