Muslim Citizens of the Globalized World: Contributions of the Gülen Movement

Robert A. Hunt, Yuksel A. Aslandogan
Tughra Books, 2007 - 190 Seiten
Muslim Citizens of the Globalized World: Contributions of the Gülen Movement explores the response and contributions of Muslims in general and Turkish Muslims in particular to the waves of democratization, scientific revolution, changing gender roles, and religious diversity in an increasingly globalized world. The book explores the thought of Fethullah Gülen, Turkish Muslim scholar, author and education activist, known by some as "a modern-day Rumi", and his impact on the millions of participants in a social phenomenon called the Gülen movement. Originating in Turkey but becoming increasingly transnational, the movement represents novel approaches to the synthesis of faith and reason, peaceful co-existence in liberal democracies with religious diversity, education and spirituality. (Back cover).

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Introduction Challenges in Understanding the Muslim Citizens of the Globalized World
The Regulated Potential of Kinetic Islam Antitheses in Global Islamic Activism
Gülens Educational Paradigm in Thought and Practice
The Gülen Movement and Turkish Integration in Germany
Fethullah Gülen Religions Globalization and Dialogue
The Most Recent Reviver in the Ulama Tradition The Intellectual Alim Fethullah Gülen
Democracy and the Dialogue between Western and Islamic Legal Cultures The Gülen Case
The Juxtaposition of Islam and Violence
Leaving Footprints in Houston Some Women in the Gülen Movement
Women and Their Rights Gülens Gloss on Lady Montagus Embassy to the Ottoman Empire
Gülen and Sufism A Historical Perspective
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Über den Autor (2007)

Robert A. Hunt is the author of Muslim Faith and Values: What Every Christian Should Know. He teaches world religions and is the director of the Global Theological Education at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Dallas, Texas. Yuksel A. Aslandogan is an author and an editor of Fountain magazine. He is the vice president of academic programs at the Institute of Interfaith Dialogue. He lives in Houston, Texas.

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