An Islamic Approach to Peace and Nonviolence: A Turkish Experience

Saritoprak discusses the Islamic approach to peace and nonviolence through an examination of the Turkish experience. Among others, he explores the Qur’an and the hadith perspective on peace and nonviolence. He further deals with Turkish Islamic figures who promoted peace and nonviolence through their teachings and activities, such as Suleyman Hilmi Tunahan, Mehmet Zahit Kotku, and expecially Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and Fethullah Gulen.