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Conference Papers

Fethullah GülenThe following themes are the range of issues that papers will address. Fethullah Gülen's and the Gülen movement's views and practices related to the:

  • Teaching and interpretation of Islamic principles and issues
  • Sufism and Gülen
  • Education in contemporary societies
  • Interfaith and intercultural dialogue, tolerance and peace
  • Understanding of the historical dynamics and references of tolerance, multiculturalism and the Ottoman example
  • Terrorism, coercion, and violence
  • The resolution of social, ethnic, and religious conflict in the modern world, and democracy
  • Approaches to universal ethical values in Gülen's discourse
  • Turkey's coexistence with or integration into the European Union
  • The changing role of women in society and in public life