Minister of National Education Nabi Avcı participated in the “Special Friend Service to Islam Awards ceremony” organized jointly by the Turkish Women Culture Association and Kerim Education, Culture and Health Foundation25.12.2015 21:59
French origin Muslim philosopher Rene Guenon and Presidential Spokesperson Ambassador İbrahim Kalın were awarded with the Special Friend Service to Islam. Minister Avcı said that Guenon had explored Islam while his generation was seeking to explore America and Guenon discovered a range which others tried to reach while they were trying to obtain something from the Western world.
Gueon was awarded due to his works where he focused on all religions and criticized the Western civilization with all its aspects. His works have deep impact in the religion, philosophy and art worlds. Minister Avcı presented Guenon’s award to his son Abdülvahid Yahya Guenon at the ceremony.
Meanwhile, Kalın was awarded due to his internationally recognized academic works concentrating on Islamphobia and comprehensive perspective towards Islam.