Contributions of the Gülen Movement

Fethullah Gülen

A conference entitled "Muslim World in Transition: Contributions of the Gülen Movement" was held at SOAS University of London, House of Lords and London School of Economics on 25-27 October, 2007. Below are full texts of the conference papers.

A .pdf version of the papers as a whole can be found at conference web site.

The conference will also examine the theological and intellectual contributions of Fethullah Gülen, situate him in the context of the modern intellectual history of Islam and discuss his own interpretations of the above central issues. As a religious intellectual and peace activist from Turkey, Gülen has influenced a whole generation of Muslims worldwide and inspired them to play an important role in charitable and educational projects and foundations. His aim has always been to bring out the universal mission of Islam, which is to serve people regardless of faith, colour, or national origin.

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What Made the Gülen Movement Possible? Mustafa Akyol 12533
The Influence of the Gülen Movement in the Emergence of a Turkish Cultural Third Way Marie-Elisabeth Maigre 14656
The Fethullah Gülen Movement as a Transnational Phenomenon William Park 23095
The Cultivation of Memory in the Gülen Community Marcia Hermansen 15356
Fethullah Gülen: Kemalist and Islamic Republicanism and the Turkish Democratic Future Louis J. Cantori 14252
Performing "Moral Opposition": Strategy and Identity in the Gülen Movement Mustafa Gurbuz 13358
The Patterns of Interaction between Islam and Liberalism: the Case of the Gülen Movement Ramazan Kilinc 15567
Changing Perspectives on Islam and Secularism in Turkey: the AK Party and the Gülen Movement Ahmet T. Kuru 15877
Religion as a Source of Social Capital? The Gülen Movement in the Public Sphere Etga Ugur 14546
Civility in Islamic Activism: Towards a Better Understanding of Shared Values for Civil Society Development Wanda Krause 14933
"Islamic Puritanism" as a Source of Economic Development: Contributions of the Gülen Movement Selcuk Uygur 24194
Social and Spiritual Capital of the Gülen Movement Talip Kucukcan 14966
Turkish Muslims and Islamic Turkey: Perspectives for a New European Islamic Identity? Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi 14888
Settlement and Competition Strategies of the Gülen Movement in France and Germany Emre Demir 12665
The Gülen Movement as a Mechanism for Integration of the Muslim Community in Europe: Potentials and Constraints Fatih Tedik 14630
Modern Ideals and Muslim Identity: Harmony or Contradiction? A Text Linguistic Analysis of Gülen's Teachings and Movement Gurkan Celik, Kate Kirk & Yusuf Alan 14460
Robustness and Civility: Themes from Fethullah Gülen as Resource and Challenge for Government, Muslims and Civil Society in the UK Paul Weller 12661
The Work of Fethullah Gülen and the Role of Non-Violence in a Time of Terror Steve Wright 23904
Combatting Terrorism in Britain: Gülen's Ideas Asaf Hussain 23420
A Sunni Muslim Scholar's Humanitarian and Religious Rejection of Violence Against Civilians Y. Alp Aslandogan & Bekir Cinar 15363
Gülen's Contribution to a Middle Way Islam in Southeast Asia Muhammad Nawab Osman 23937
Phnom Penh's Fethullah Gülen School as an Alternative to Prevalent Forms of Education for Cambodia's Muslim Minority Philipp Bruckmayr 12201
Contributions of the Gülen Schools in Kyrgyzstan Ibrahim Keles 15545
The Gülen Movement: Its Nature and Identity Muhammed Çetin 24211
Islamic Prospects for Inter-Religious Dialogue: The Contribution of Fethullah Gülen Douglas Pratt 13106