Man of thought, poet, defendant FETO. (b. 27 April 1938, Korucu / Hasankale /Erzurum). After working as imam and preacher in Edirne for a while (1959-61), he went for military service. He completed his military service in Mamak and İskenderun (1961-63), and then returned to his post in Edirne. After serving for two years, he went to Kırklareli as sermon.
After 1966, he served as İzmir City sermon, Aegean Region sermon and as voluntary preacher in Kestanepazarı Mosque (1966-71). He was imprisonment in İzmir for a while after 12 March Coup in 1971. He worked as sermon in Edremit (1972-75), Manisa (1975-77) and İzmir Bornova (1977-80).
He was investigated after 12 September 1980. This period of his life continued in hard conditions. It was decided on lack of grounds for legal action about investigations in İzmir State Security Courts in 1986. The pressure on him was increased in the period of 28 February.
When his health problems occurred, he went to New York for cure. His fi rst article was published in the newspaper Hürsöz (Erzurum) in 1961. Later, his articles and poems were published in the newspapers and reviews Gurbet, Sızıntı, Yeni Ümit, Zaman, The Fountain etc. He infl uenced the thought life with his books, his TV conversations and interviews. He received the Writers Union of Turkey Supreme Services Award because of his services to education and culture in 2000.
In recent years, setting up and editing the name of the secret organization involved accusations about fethullah gulen blow due to events of 17-25 December 2013, the organization opened investigations of crimes and establish a parallel structure within the state. Since 28 October 2015, published by the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Turkey "most wanted terrorists" list is located in the Red category, although Feto (fethullahist a terrorist organization) leader is accused of being.
Çağ ve Nesil (Age and Generation, 1982),
Asrın Getirdiği Tereddütler (Doubts that was Brought by the Century, 1983),
Tekellüm-1 (Speech 1, Arabic Text Book, 1984),
Ölçü veya Yoldaki Işıklar-1 (Criteria or the Lights on the Way 1, 1985),
Renkler Kuşağında Hakikat Tomurcukları-1 (Reality Buds towards Colors I, 1985),
Buhranlar Anafo-runda İnsan (Human in the Whirlpool of Crisis, 1986),
Ölüm Ötesi Hayat (Life far Behind the Death, 1987),
Ölçü veya Yoldaki Işıklar-2 (Criteria or the Lights on the Way II, 1987),
Yitirilmiş Cennete Doğru Ticaret (Trade Towards the Lost Paradise, 1988),
Dua Mecmuası (Prayer Review, 1988),
Asrın Getirdiği Tereddütler-2 (Doubts that was Brought by the Century II, 1989),
Fatiha Üzerine Mülahazalar (Consideration on the First Sura of the Koran, 1989),
Hizmetler ve İktibaslar (Services and Quotations, 1990),
Kırık Mızrap (Broken Pick, 1991),
Zamanın Altın Dilimi (The Golden Slice of Time, 1991),
Renkler Kuşağında Hakikat Tomurcukları-2 (Reality Buds through Colors II, 1991),
İnancın Gölgesinde1 (Under the Shadow of Belief I, 1991),
Tekellüm-2 (Speech II, 1992),
Tekellüm-3 (Speech III, 1992),
Truth Through Colours-1 (1992),
Ölçü veya Yoldaki Işıklar-4 (Criteria or the Lights on the Way III, 1992),
Tekellüm-4 (Speech IV, 1992), Asrın Getirdiği Tereddütler- 3 (Doubts that was Brought by the Century III, 1990),
Tekellüm- 5 (Speech V, 19-92),
Güller ve Baharı Soluklarken (Smelling the Rose and Spring, 1993), Sonsuz Nur-1 (Endless Light I, 1993),
Sonsuz Nur- 2 (Endless Light II. 1994),
Kalbin Zümrüt Tepelerinde (On the Emerald Hills of Heart, 1994),
Sonsuz Nur-3 (Endless Light, 1994),
The Infinite Light-1 (1995),
Pirizma (Prism, 1995),
Yeşeren Düşünceler (Growing Ideas, 1995),
Ruhumuzun Abidesini Dikerken (When we Statued our Soul, 1996),
The Infinite Light II (1996),
Towards the Lost Paradise (1996), Criteria or the Lights of the Way 1 (1996),
Prizma 1-2-3 (Prism I-II-III, 1999),
Kalbin Zümrüt Tepeleri 2 (The Emerald Hills of Heart 2, 2001),
Çekirdekten Çınara (From Seed to Plane, 2002),
Yaratılış Gerçeği ve Evrim (Reality of Creation and Evolution, 2003).
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