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Hizmet means service : perspectives on an alternative path within Islam

Author: Martin E Marty
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hizmet Means Service is an examination of the Hizmet movement. Hizmet is named for its focus on service, but it is also often called the Gulen movement, after the Turkish intellectual and inspiration for the movement, Fethullah Gulen, who is known for his contribution to improved interfaith relations. This book studies Hizmet in twelve chapters written by contributors from around the world. This book does not  Read more...
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Named Person: Fethullah Gülen; Fethullah Gülen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin E Marty
ISBN: 9780520285170 0520285174 9780520285187 0520285182
OCLC Number: 905600293
Description: viii, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hizmet among the three most influential religious movements of late Ottoman and modern Turkish history / Carter Vaughn Findley --
Who is Fethullah Gulen? : an overview of his life / Marcia Hermansen --
The institutions and discourses of Hizmet culture / Jeremy F. Walton --
The role of religion in the Gulen movement / Zeki Saritoprak --
Building bridges : Gulen pontifex / Simon Robinson --
Ethics in the theory and practice of Hizmet / Radhi H. Al-Mabuk --
Gulen as an educator / Tom Gage --
Women and the Hizmet movement / Margaret Rausch --
The Hizmet movement in business, trade and commerce / Phyllis E. Bernard --
The sacred and the secular in the Hizmet movement / Ihsan Yilmaz --
Political implications of the Hizmet movement / Carter Harrington --
Duelling narratives : the Gulenists of the Hizmet movement / R. Scott Appleby.
Responsibility: edited by Martin E. Marty.

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Examines Hizmet, a Turkey-based but global movement dedicated to human service. This book represents a variety of disciplines, faiths, and nations and offer a wide range of narratives, analyses, and  Read more...

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"Given the current uncertainty in the Middle East, the book provides much needed perspectives on the relatively unknown, peaceable but not quietist, radical but not radicalized, and Read more...

 
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