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fethullah-gulen-apologyIn a compilation book of his essays, perspectives and opinions, “The Necessity of Interfaith Dialogue”, Fethullah Gulen puts emphasis on respecting human values even vis-à-vis those who perform acts that violate those values, and on never ceasing to ally one`s …

 

 

 

fethullah-gulen-movementTrudy Conway from Mount St. Mary University talks about Fethullah Gulen`s idea of education as promoting wisdom and the intellectual virtue of the mind in her recent book “Cross-cultural Dialogue on the Virtues”. According to Conway, the founding commitment to …

 

 

 

In her recent book, “Cross-cultural Dialogue on the Virtues”, Trudy Conway makes the argument that Fethullah Gulen`s educational initiatives have consistently maintained an integrated emphasis on cultivation of the intellectual and moral virtues. The virtue of hospitality initially defined this …

Gurkan Celik and Yusuf Alan (2006) continued to analyze the characteristics of Gulen as a servant leader with the foundation laid by Robert Greenleaf and Peter Block to include other inclusive views of points and perspectives. Conceptualization: Gulen seeks to …

Larry Spears extracted and identified a set of ten characteristics from the writings of Robert Greenleaf, which he ascribes to the servant leader. These characteristics are by no means exhaustive, and often occur naturally within individuals. Gurkan Celik and Yusuf …

 

stop-violent-extremismHuman progress over the time, did not always bear sweet fruits. The 21st Century despite every innovation that makes our lives easier has also brought something despicable and fearsome: Terrorism. Human beings killing other human beings that they never met. …

 

 

 

fethullah-gulenAt the “2nd International Conference on Islam in the Contemporary World: The Fethullah Gulen Movement in Thought and Practice” in 2006, Gurkan Celik (Inholland University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands) and Yusuf Alan (Tughra Books) presented their work on Fethullah …

 

 

 

Hizmet-MovementMan/woman is both the seed and fruit of the universe. I mean that just as fruit is the last piece of the thing that bears it, human beings are the fruits of universe since it was the last thing to …

 

 

 

In one of the older issues of the bi-monthly Fountain, which is a magazine focusing on intellectual and scientific thought, I came across with a beautiful article titled “The Power of Literature” written by Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen. Since the …

Conversations on Fethullah Gülen and the Hizmet Movement: Dreaming for a Better World Edited by Peter Barnes and Gregory Baum Peter Barnes, formerly at St. Paul University`s Faculty of Human Sciences, and Gregory Baum, at the Centre for Justice and …

 

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