By Trudy D. Conway
This ebook explores the improvement of the influential around the globe Hizmet circulation encouraged through the Turkish pupil Fethullah Gülen, identified for his reasonable Islamic emphasis on peaceable relatives between assorted humans. It offers an in depth learn of Gülen’s account of the virtues and argues that they supply the foremost to realizing this philosopher and the flow he encouraged, from its preliminary institution of hospitality homes during the progress of globally colleges, hospitals, media shops, charitable institutions and discussion centers.
The booklet analyzes the distinct virtues that formed the Hizmet movement’s ethos in addition to proceed to maintain its expansive strength, from the middle virtues of tolerance, hospitality, compassion and charity to a bunch of comparable virtues, together with knowledge, humility, mildness, persistence, mercy, integrity and desire. It additionally examines the Islamic and Sufi roots of Gülen’s realizing of the virtues in addition to provides a comparative research of Gülen’s account of the virtues in discussion with favourite thinkers of the Western philosophical culture and the non secular traditions of Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism.
The Hizmet stream offers residing witness to the facility and efficacy of tolerance, discussion and peaceable kinfolk between assorted humans. This ebook bargains an insightful portrait of the middle virtues of this flow and the student who totally explored them inside his writing. it is going to attract readers drawn to advantage ethics, personality schooling, cross-cultural experiences, interfaith discussion and the function of average Islam today.
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Cross-cultural Dialogue on the Virtues: The Contribution of Fethullah Gülen (SpringerBriefs in Religious Studies) by Trudy D. Conway