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Fethullah Gülen

(b. 1938)


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(b. 1938)

Founder of Turkey's largest faith-oriented Islamic movement, and an important Muslim thinker and prolific writer. Identifies knowledge, tolerance, and justice as the three core Islamic virtues. Led a movement that developed a sector of activities with a dense web of networks for the realization of these virtues, including founding more than two hundred private high schools and several universities in more than thirty countries and engaging in transnational media activities to empower Muslims.

Subjects: Islam.


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