• M. Hasbi Amiruddin Universitas Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry
Keywords: Turkey, Education, Islam, Culture, Nurcu, Ottoman


This article elaborates how the Turkish Muslim people preserve and inherent Islam and Islamic practise from one generation to another while facing a secular ideology implemented by the state which views that religion is a dangerous ideology. To collect the data I searched for several books and journal which provided me the illustrations of the Ottoman’s development of Islamic education institutions such as madrasa, some people whom I considered competent to give the information regarding with the issues such as the Nurcu Cemaat. This articles also seeks to understand why Ataturk abolished the Islamic education institutions and prohibited Islamic activities rooted to the Ottoman culture. Understanding the history concerning the conflicts between alumni of Islamic education institutions and the state will lead to the understanding the present development of the Muslims so that this will be beneficial to avoid the same past conflicts which will take place in the future.


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How to Cite
Amiruddin, M. H. (2017) “THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN TURKEY”, Sarwah: Journal of Islamic Civilization and Thought, 1(2). Available at: (Accessed: 20May2019).