Talking Through Action

Wed, 19 May 2010 17:00 in Discussion Forums

Where: G13, Leighton Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds Metropolitan University

Abstract

Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar who has promoted education, dialogue and tolerance in his writings and sermons. Inspired from his ideas, people established schools and dialogue organizations initially in Turkey and later in a global scale. This seminar aims to reveal the concept and practice of dialogue according to Gülen.

Biography

Ismail Mesut Sezgin is a PhD researcher at the Institute for Spirituality, Religion and Public Life in Leeds Metropolitan University. Having had his Bachelor's degree in Political Science at Marmara University in Istanbul, Sezgin is now studying on religion and society relations. He is working on a PhD thesis titled "Theory of Moral Responsibility in the Writings of Fethullah Gülen". His research interests include Ethics, Islam, Sufism, Political Islam and Turkish Politics. He has given seminars and reflections on these issues in various occasions.

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