Gülen’s Dialogic Sufism: A Constructional and Constructive Factor of Dialogue

Fethullah Gülen, as respected by the honorific title Hocaefendi (respected teacher), is one of the most influential Muslim intellectuals in contemporary Turkey. Over the past forty years, Gülen’s name has gained prominence in the daily language of Turkey over the role of Islam in state and society. More recently, his fame has been spread worldwidely in accompanying with his leadership of ‘the Gülen Movement,’ which has shown its fast expansion to global proportions within less than twenty years.

by Dr. Ali Ünsal