Fethullah Gulen: Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer

Fethullah Gulen: ISIL Actions Contradict Quran

Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer, Denounce terrorism, defend human rights and promote education. As the group that calls itself Islamic State, known as ISIS, continues to produce carnage in the Middle East, Muslims must confront the totalitarian ideology that animates it and other terrorist groups. Every terrorist act carried out in the name of Islam profoundly affects all Muslims, alienating […]

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Ahmed Rehab: ‘Fethullah Gulen is one of the most important leaders in the world’

Ahmed Rehab on Fethullah Gulen and Hizmet

Executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Chicago, Ahmed Rehab holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois and a graduate degree in software engineering from DePaul University. Adjunct lecturer at American Islamic College, Rehab also serves as the Board member of the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Some quotes from Mr. […]

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Fethullah Gulen: ISIS Actions Contradict Quran

Fethullah Gulen: ISIL Actions Contradict Quran

The Alliance for Shared Values, where Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen is the honorary president, has issued a statement. Gulen has said that he deplores the brutal atrocities being committed by the terrorist group hiding behind a false religious rhetoric. “Any form of attack, suppression or persecution of minorities or innocent civilians is an act that contradicts the principles of the […]

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Gulen’s peace award: Upswing in Islam’s global image?

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For centuries, the relationship between western and Islamic civilization has been edgy, due largely to the misconceptions that each of the two civilizations have for each other. Series of international debates have been held across Europe, Asia and Africa on the conflict of between Islamic and other civilizations. Traditional and new media have been awash with divergent and more often […]

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Michael Rubin: ‘I may have misread the Gulen movement’ – Reconsidering Fethullah Gulen

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Fethullah Gulen, the 74-year-old Turkish Islamic thinker, has long been the subject of controversy in both American and Turkish policy circles. Born in Erzurum, Turkey, he taught and preached in Turkey for decades. His writings have focused on the interplay between religion, modernism, and interfaith tolerance, though his critics have suggested that his public and private statements were often at […]

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