A Brief Reflection on the Jurisprudence of Fethullah Gulen

3 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2013

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Russell Powell

Seattle University School of Law

Date Written: March 15, 2013

Abstract

This piece reflects on the jurisprudence of the noted Muslim thinker, Fethullah Gülen. Although Gülen is seldom explicit in his legal analysis based on classical texts, he does have an identifiable and important approach to Islamic jurisprudence.

Keywords: Turkey, Law, Democracy, Secularism, Islam, Politics, Jurisprudence, Gülen, Hanafi, Fiqh

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K33, K39, N40, N45, Y3

Suggested Citation

Powell, Russell, A Brief Reflection on the Jurisprudence of Fethullah Gulen (March 15, 2013). Seattle University School of Law Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2234100 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2234100

Russell Powell (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law ( email )

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090
United States

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