M. Fethullah Gulen

Fethullah Gülen is an authoritative mainstream Turkish Muslim scholar, thinker, author, poet, opinion leader and educational activist who supports interfaith and intercultural dialogue, science, democracy and spirituality and opposes violence and turning religion into a political ideology. Fethullah Gülen promotes cooperation of civilizations toward a peaceful world, as opposed to a clash.

Humanity, Science, and Globalization

Humanity, Science, and Globalization Existence, which exists solely for humanity, was created in order to bear fruit for all people. Earth was decorated for humanity, just as the sky serves as a dome and the sun as a torch to light up this world. All of creation, except for humanity,...

Generosity

Desire to Emulate, Envy, and Hastening to do Good As If Competing with One Another

How do we distinguish between the desire to emulate and envy? What are your thoughts regarding the charities and alms given away openly by some leading people in good work in order to inspire others and stimulate their feelings of generosity, while others cannot help but feel envy of their...

Spirits Devoted to God

The most remarkable feature of those who have devoted them­selves to the bestowal of God’s consent and to the ideal of loving and being loved by Him is that they never expect anything— material or spiritual—in return. Things like profit, wealth, cost, comfort, etc., things to which people of this...

The Portrait of People of Heart

With their vision, faith, and deeds, people of heart are integrat­ed heroes of both spiritualism and meaning. Their profundity relies not on their knowledge or acquisitions, but on the rich­ness of their hearts, the pureness of their souls and their closeness to God. They believe that the principles presented to...

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