Fethullah Gulen in TIME's 100 Influential People
Fethullah Gulen has been featured on TIME, which regularly lists 100 influential people over the world every year. Stephen Kinzer wrote the introductory piece for Fethullah Gulen. Kinzer mentioned Gulen's moderate philosophy and the schools that were opened by his followers. Kinzer also stated that Fethullah Gulen is a very significant moderate figure in the Muslim world. Below is the press release appeared on the Wall Street Journal.
"Mr. Fethullah Gulen has been named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world in 2013. TIME recognized Gulen for "preaching a message of tolerance that has won him admirers around the world." The 2013 TIME 100 includes other noted world leaders such as Pope Francis, Aung San Suu Kyi, Malala Yousafzai and President Obama. In the past, TIME has honored global leaders such as the Dalai Lama and Pope Benedict XVI in their TIME 100 list.
The press release continues at WSJ."