Gulen Movement Hizmet

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Sacred values and wakeful eyes

Qestion: A hadith mentions two kinds of eyes that will be free from Hellfire; one of them refers to a guard keeping watch near borderlines. What does “wakeful eyes” mean, and what is the...

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Fethullah Gülen and the origins of the Gülen Movement

The Gülen movement is a faith-based civil society movement which initially comprised mostly a loose network of individual pious Muslims and is currently active in some ninety-one countries. Throughout the years it has come...

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A Sufi-type spirituality for modern societies

The need for a modern spirituality The emergence in Europe and North America of interest in the thought of Turkish scholar Fethullah Gülen is a phenomenon that demands explanation. Several American universities, such as...

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Who is Fethullah Gülen?

Fethullah Gülen, “Hocaefendi” (pronounced as “Hodjaefendi”) in the words of those who respect and love him, was born in the village of Korucuk, Pasinler, Erzurum in Turkey, in 1938. Due to the slow pace...

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Fethullah Gülen’s approach to Qur’anic exegesis

1. Introduction Muslim exegetical endeavor in the modern period is a most interesting topic. The last two centuries have witnessed a period of great effort in scrutinizing new attitudes towards the interpretation of the...

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Fethullah Gülen’s lawyer appeals arrest warrant

Nurullah Albayrak, the lawyer of Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, has appealed the decision of the İstanbul 1st Penal Court of Peace to issue an arrest warrant for Fethullah Gülen, citing illegality. In his 13...