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Catholic Theological Union At Chicago

5401 S Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615-5698

General Phone: 773-324-8000
Financial Aid Phone: 773-753-5316
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions

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Praise for Inter-Cultural Dialogue Efforts - Zaman Online

Describing those who construct schools in Turkey as well as abroad with Gulen’s inspiration as “the heroes of education,” Professor Mehmet Saglam said, “I congratulate all of them. They really are busy doing something of the kind that has never been dreamt of before. I wish I was younger so that I could participate in what they are involved in.”. Azam Nizamuddin, a leading intellectual member of the American Muslim group, described the Gulen movement as a subject that has been removed from cultural as well as historical studies upto now. This is so, Nizamuddin thinks, partly because the notion of Islam has been treated in the academia as ‘some political ideology’ rather than as a set of religious as well as moral values. Another reason for this is, in Nizamuddin’s opinion, the difficulty of putting Gulen under a single heading: Gulen has characteristics that some Sufis have, and some do not. He is not a sheikh, for instance. Likewise, it is not possible to think of him as some typical Islamic scholar. Gulen does theological studies of world religions from the Islamic point of view, Nizamuddin thinks. “Here they are,” said Nizamuddin in response to the question of where - more available