Theologian (b. 16 December, 1940, Yağcılar / Ödemiş / İzmir). He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Theology (1964). He received his doctorate degree at the Sorbonne University (1972) with his thesis “The Revelation of the Koran and Social Environment". He worked for the Department of Religious Affairs for a while. In 1973, he entered Erzurum Atatürk University, Faculty of Islamic Sciences as a research assistant and he became an associate professor there. He transferred to Konya Selçuk University, Faculty of Theology in 1985 and became a professor. He has been a member of the High Council of Religious Affairs since 1992.
His articles were published in the newspapers and reviews Özlem (1961-62), Yeni İstanbul (1964-66), Millî Gazete (1974), Yeni Devir (1978) and İlahiyat Fakültesi (1973). He won the National Culture Foundation Award in 1980 with his work Kültür Açısından İnsan ve Fiilleri (Humans and Their Actions from the Perspective of Culture).
RESEARCH: Kelam Açısından İnsan ve Fiilleri (Humans and Their Actions from the Perspective of the Scriptures, 1979), Kur 'an'da İnsanın Değeri (The Value of Man in the Holy Koran, 1983), Allah, Kurán, İnsan (God, the Holy Koran and Man, 1990), Kelam Tarihi (The History of The Scriptures, 1992).
TEXT BOOK: Akaid (Doctrines, 1985), Kelam (The Words of the Scriptures, 1988), İslâm Akaidi (Islamic Doctrines, 1989).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, 2007).