Gulen Movement

Conceptualizing Hizmet Annabel Hertz Introduction It is perhaps no surprise that analyses of Hizmet (“service”) defy traditional disciplinary boundaries of the social sciences. Given the vast differences between its adherents and its analysts (and particularly among its analysts), characterizations of …

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Introduction [1] According to The Economist, Fethullah Gulen is the most influential Muslim scholar in the world. Foreign Policy places Gülen on the list of “Top 100 Public Intellectuals.” An advocate of interreligious dialogue and educational opportunity, Gülen is the …

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Over half a million people voted in our poll to find the world’s top public intellectual. Of the many voting campaigns that were mounted, only one had a decisive impact on the results Tom Nuttall on the campaign that delivered …

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Fethullah Gulen is a provincial Turkish preacher who has inspired a worldwide network of Muslims who feel at home in the modern world. The chief characteristic of the Gulen movement is that it does not seek to subvert modern secular …

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