Who was Said Nursi? Why did he become famous? by fgulen.com. Posted on July 30, 2012 He was the most important Islamic thinker of the Republican era. Nursi was an Islamic modernist whose writings mapped out an accommodation between the ideas of constitutional democracy and individual liberty and religious faith. Related posts: The Gülen Movement has significant effects on society so is it not conducting political action, even if it is not party political? By what means does the Gülen Movement influence the lives of individuals, the community and society? Is the Gülen Movement an extreme right-wing attempt to defend the social order? Is Gülen concealing his true intentions or hiding political intent? by fgulen.com Doesn’t distinguishing itself from the environment lead the Gülen Movement into conflicts? Has the Gülen Movement ever formed an alliance with a political party?