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Ergun Capan, PhD

OBJECTIVES
Instructing and Promoting moderate interpretation of Islam; Investigating the relationship between faith, reason and science; Instructing the universal human values and ethics; Offering solutions from Islam against global radicalization, terrorism and violence; Strengthening mutual understanding and respect to achieve peaceful co-existence.
EDUCATION
PhD (09.1992 — 02.2000)
Marmara University, Istanbul - Turkey
Institute of Social Sciences – Islamic Studies
The Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in the Qur’an
MA (09.1989 — 03.1992)
Marmara University, Istanbul - Turkey
Institute of Social Sciences – Islamic Studies
The Interpretation of Chapter Ahzab in the Qur’an in relation to ‘family’ roles, principles and structure
BA (09.1983 — 06.1988)
Ataturk University, Erzurum – Turkey
Faculty of Theology – Islamic Studies
WORK EXPERIENCE
Lecturer (09.2016 — 01.2018)
Ishik University, Erbil – Iraq
Lecturer (Associated Proffessor) (03. 2011 - 3. 2016)
Fatih University, Istanbul – Turkey
General Coordinator & Editor in Chief Magazine‚ Yeni Umit
(01.2000 — 01. 2016)
Kaynak Holding, Istanbul – Turkey


PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS
2015 Fezlekeler Ile Ayetlerin Muhtevasi Arasindaki Munasebet. (The Relationship between Content of the Verses and Their Ending Phrases). Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
2002 Kur’an-i Kerim’de Sahabe. (The Companions of the Prophet in the Qur’an). Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
CHAPTER IN A BOOK
2013 ‘Mucize ve Tefekkür: Arı’, in Ergun Capan (edt.) Kur’an ve İlmi Hakikatler 2, (‘Miracles and Contemplation: The Bee’ in Ergun Capan (edt.) The Qur’an and Scientific Truths 2), Isik Publishing: Istanbul. pp.139-160.
2006 ‘Kur’an’ın İntikalinde Sahabenin Rolü’ in Suat Yildirim, Kur’an’ın Mucizevî Korunması, (‘The role of the Companions in the Transmission of the Holy Text Qur’an’ in Suat Yildirim (et.al.) The Miraculous Protection of the Qur’an, Isik Publishing: Istanbul. pp.119-148.
2004 Terror and Suicide Attacks an Islamic Perspective, in Ergun Capan (edt.) Suicide and Terror Attacks and Islam. The Light: New Jersey, pp.101-118.
2003 ‘Kur’ani Kerim’in Evrenselligi ve Tarihselci Yaklasım’, Kur’an-ı Kerim, Tarihselcilik ve Hermenötik, (‘The Qur’an, History of the Qur’an and Contextual Approach’ in Hayrettin Karaman (et.al.) The Qur’an Contextualism and Hermeneutics, Isik Publishing: Istanbul. pp.77-106.
SELECTED ARTICLES
2017 Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Legal Disputes, Islamic Perspective Towards Suicide and Terror Attacks, İshik University: Erbil, Iraq, 1/248-259.
Available at: (https://web.archive.org/web/20111013133859/http://www.yeniumit.com.tr:80/konular/detay/altin-bir-zaman-dilimi-berat-kandili)
2013 ‘Kur’anin Hifz ve Muhafazasinda Sosyo-psikolojik Olaylar’, (‘The Impact of Socio-Psychological Incidents on the Protection and Preservation of the Qur’an’), Theological Journal of the Sutcu Imam University (Jan-June) 21: Kahramanmaraş. pp.245-286.
2012 ‘Satibi’nin Ilmi Tefsir Anlayisina Elestirel Bir Yaklasim’, (‘A Critical Approach Towards Shatibi’s Scientific Exegesis’), Faculty of Theology Publishing 38: Ataturk University, Erzurum. pp.276-306.
2012 ‘Ifrat ve Tefrit Arasinda Kur’an ve Ilmi Hakikatler’, (‘The Qur’an and Scientific Truths: A Balanced Approach’), Ekev Academic Publishing 51: Erzurum. pp.167-206.
2011 ‘Altın Bir Zaman Dilimi Berat Kandili’, (‘A Golden Period of Time Berat Night’), Yeni Umit 93 (July-Aug.-Sept.), Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
2011 ‘Kur’an ve Sünnet’te Kaza Namazı’, (‘Compensation Prayer in the Qur’an and Sunnah’), Ekev Academic Journal 47: Erzurum. pp.195-212.
2011 ‘Kur’an’da Bir Ahlak Olcusu Olarak “Yurume Tarzi”’, (‘Walking on the Earth ‘as a Measure for Morality and Mannerism in the Qur’an’), Faculty of Theology Publishing 26: Harran University. SanlıUrfa. pp.31-60.
2010 ‘Fethullah Gülen Hocaefendi’nin Bilinmeyen Bir Yönü: Ders ve Tedris Metodu 1’, (‘An Unknown Aspect of Fethullah Gülen: His Private Teaching and Learning Methods I’), Yeni Umit 89, Isık Publishing: Istanbul. pp.28-33)
2010 ‘Fethullah Gülen Hocaefendi’nin Bilinmeyen Bir Yönü: Ders ve Tedris Metodu 2’, (‘An Unknown Aspect of Fethullah Gülen: His Private Teaching and Learning Methods II’), Yeni Umit 90 (Oct.-Nov.-Dec.) Isık Publishing: Istanbul. pp.53-58.
2009 ‘İntihar Saldırıları ve İslâm’, (‘Suicide and Terror Attacks and Islam’), Yeni Umit 84, Isik Publishing: Istanbul. Available at: https://web.archive.org/web/20111014002542/http://www.yeniumit.com.tr:80/konular/detay/intihar-saldirilari-ve-islam
2006 ‘Efendimiz’in Ümmetine Düşkünlüğü’, (‘Prophet’s Affection Towards His Nation’), Yeni Umit 71, (Jan.-Feb.-March), Isik Publishing: Istanbul. Available at: (https://web.archive.org/web/20111013135700/http://www.yeniumit.com.tr:80/konular/detay/efendimizin-ummetine-duskunlugu)
2005 ‘Hatimle Teravih Namazı’, (‘Late night prayer – Tarawih with Khatm’), Yeni Umit 69, Isik Publishing: Istanbul). Available at: (https://web.archive.org/web/20111013140006/http://www.yeniumit.com.tr:80/konular/detay/hatimle-teravih-namazi)
2002 ‘Kur’an’ın Evrenselliği ve Tarihselci Yaklaşım’, (‘Universality of the Qur’an and Contextual-Historical Approach’), Yeni Umit 58 (Oct.-Nov.-Dec.), Isik Publishing: Istanbul. pp.53-58.
2001 ‘Teravih Namazı’, (‘Late Night Superaragotary Prayer –Tarawih During Ramadan’), Yeni Umit 54 (Oct.-Nov.-Dec.), Isik Publishing: Istanbul. Available at: https://web.archive.org/web/20111013143952/http://www.yeniumit.com.tr:80/konular/detay/-teravih-namazi
EDITORIAL WORKS
2014 Aile’nin Korunması ve Müt’a Fitnesi, (Protection of Family and Slander of Mut’a – Hidden Marriage). Edited Conference Proceedings, Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
2013 Kur’an ve Ilmi Hakikatler II, Uluslararasi Sempozyum, (The Qur’an and Scientific Truths 2) Edited book for International Conference, Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
2011 Peygamber Yolu (The Prophet’s Path). Edited book for International Conference, (edt.), Ergün Çapan & Selçuk Camcı, Isik Publishing: Istanbul.
2006 Kur’an’ın Mucizevi Korunması (Miraculous Protection and Preservation of the Qur’an), Edited book for International Conference, Isık Publishing: Istanbul.
2004 Terror and Suicide Attacks: An Islamic Perspective, Light Publishing: New Jersey, U.S..
ORGANIZED SYMPOSIA AND CONFERENCES
2016 ‘Legitimate Struggle in Islam and Countering Violent Extremism’, March 15-16, Leuven-Brussels, Belgium. Organizer: Fethullah Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies, Leuven University.
2015 ‘Aile’nin Korunması ve Müt’a Fitnesi’ (‘Protection of Family: A Response to Slander of Mut’a –Hidden Marriage’), Jan.15, Organizer: Yeni Umit, Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul.
2014 ‘İçtihad ve Kıyas Sempozyumu (Symposium on Ijtihad –critical reasoning- and Analogy), May 10-11, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine, Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul.
2013 ‘Ortak Yol, İcma ve Kolektif Şuur’, (‘Common Path, Consensus and Collective Reasoning’), April 27-28, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine, Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul.
2012 ‘Sosyal Problemlere Peygamber Yolu’ndan Çözümler–II’, (‘The Solutions from the Prophet’s Path to Social Problems II’), May 5-6, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine, Sehitkamil Culture and Congress Center, Gaziantep.
2011 ‘Kur’an ve İlmi Hakikatler Sempozyumu 1’, (‘Qur’an and Scientific Truths Symposium I), May 14–15, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine. Firat Cultural Center, Istanbul.
2010 ‘Kur’an ve Bilim Sempozyumu 2’, (‘The Qur’an and Scientific Truths Symposium II’), June 26-27, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Sizinti Magazine, Firat Culture Center, Istanbul.
2010 ‘Peygamber Yolu Sempozyumu 1’, (Prophet’s Path Symposium I), September 9-10, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine, Firat Culture Center, Istanbul.
2009 ‘Kuran’ın Mucizevi Korunması’, (‘Miraculous Protection of the Qur’an Symposium’), May 9-10, Organizers: Yeni Umit and Hira Magazine, Firat Culture Center, Istanbul.

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