Theologist. He was born in Taşlıca /
Kızılcahamam / Ankara
on January 5, 1960. He went to primary school in Taşlıca, to secondary school
in Kızılcahamam Pazar
Secondary School (1974) and went to Ankara Imam Hatip High School
(1978). He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Theology (1984). He
worked in TR Directorate of Religious Affairs rural organization between 1978
and 1985. He received his masters from Manchester University (England) with the
thesis titled “The Ottoman Ulema And The Reforms Of Mahmud II”, and
received his Ph.D. from Ankara University Social Sciences Institute with the
thesis titled “SSCB Döneminde Türkistan’da Dini Yapı”. In 1992, he was assigned to Ankara
University Faculty of Theology Islam History and Art Department Islam History
Subdivision as an assistant. During the 1996-97 academic years, he gave
lectures about his field in Oş State University Faculty of Theology in Kirgizstan. After
1997, he taught Islam history lessons to this faculty’s students in Turkey. In
1999, he became an Islam history associate professor. He published his articles
in İslâmî Araştırmalar, Diyanet İlmi Dergi, Ankara Üniversitesi İlâhiyat
Fakültesi magazines since
1998 and published editorial books. He hosted a religious interview show named
“For Kids” in TRT Turkey’s Voice Radio (1996).
Camiler Mezarlıklar Kitabeler (1996), İslâm’ın
Elifbası (The publication of Musa Carullah’s namesame work in Turkish
letters with I. Maraş, 1997), Türkistan’da İslâm ve Müslümanlar (Sovyet
Dönemi, 1999), Kırgızlar ve İslâmîyet-Göçebe Bir Türk Boyunun İslâmlaşma Tarihi
Üzerine Deneme (1999), Buhara’da Cedidcilik - Eğitim Reformu (A.
Fıtrat’ın Münazara ve Hind Seyyahının Kısası Adlı Eserleri Üzerine, 2000), Akkoyunlular-
Siyasal Kültürel Ekonomik ve Sosyal Tarih (2002).
İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).