Religious leaders pray for world peace at meeting of civilizations

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Religious leaders prayed for world peace at an event deemed the meeting of civilizations and organized by the Antakya Intercultural Dialogue Association (AKADİM) and Turkish aid organization Kimse Yok Mu in the province of Hatay on Saturday. Kimse Yok Mu Deputy Director General Levent Eyüboğlu; Antakya Orthodox Church Foundation President Fadi Hurigil; spiritual leaders from the Antakya Orthodox church Can […]

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Turkic American Alliance hosts iftar for members of US Congress

Turkic American Alliance hosts iftar for members of US Congress

The Turkic American Alliance (TAA), the umbrella organization for various Turkic associations in the US, held an iftar for members and staffers of the US Congress, civil society leaders and academics at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Speaking to the gathering at the beginning of the iftar, TAA President Faruk Taban explained that the holy month of Ramadan is a time […]

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A Festival of Dialogue Exploring Multiculturalism and Language Diversity

Michael Anthony Samuel

by Michael Anthony Samuel – At a dialogue festival in South Africa, teenagers embraced true multiculturalism and helped the author to envision a new world – one of harmony, respect, and engagement The opportunity for 15 countries to assemble beneath one banner under the South African sky is a feat all of its own. The massive background logistics to co-ordinate a […]

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Hizmet’s role in global peace, interfaith dialogue highlighted in African conference

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The role of the Gulen movement, also known as the Hizmet movement, has been highlighted during an international conference held in the Republic of Benin attended by African religious leaders and intellectuals. The Gulen movement is inspired by Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen. The conference titled, “The Role of the Hizmet Movement in Promoting a Culture of Peace by Interfaith […]

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Dr. Amir Hussain: “Hizmet Movement is perhaps the best face that Islam can have to say, ‘Here we are as Muslims.'”

Dr. Amir Hussain Hizmet Fethullah Gulen

Dr. Amir Hussain is a professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. He has written numerous scholarly articles, and his area of research is on the study of Islam, specifically contemporary Muslim societies in North America. In his talk, Amir Hussain focuses on Hizmet Movement‘s drive to “go out into the world as Muslims” and “do service, […]

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