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Hizmet Movement

How to Fix Turkey's Fall From International Favor

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 03.12.2015 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The world wants Turkey to be back on the international trade and regional diplomacy track, but that's only possible if corruption and crackdowns discontinue. The biggest obstacle, at this point, to a lasting and successful Erdogan presidency is Erdogan himself.

Yes, Love Is a Verb!

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Arzu Kaya Uranli

In today's diverse world, there are hundreds of social movements rooted in religious traditions as a tool of pluralism and Hizmet Movement, uniquely a Turkish and Islamic one, is only one of them. My take of it is that it is wonderful since we need many sincerely devoted hearts to make the world a better place.

Academic Freedom in Turkey Under Seige

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

It appears that Fethullah Gülen, a U.S.-based Islamic preacher from Turkey who promotes peace and tolerance, and the schools associated with his religious Hizmet movement can't get a break.