The bond between religion and politics through Alija Izetbegovic's thoughts

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2016

Thesis Language: Turkish




This master`s thesis is considering life, exploring initial thoughts, the influence of enviroment on structural forms of these thoughts, and the way of understanding politics and religion of Alija Izetbegovic, born in the 20th century, in which he has left an unerasable and unforgetable trace on the political scene in the Balkans region. In the first part of the master's thesis, amongst political movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 20th century, there are also fragments reviewing Alija Izetbegović's life; since his youth till his death, including his political struggles. Considering factors which influenced Alija Izetbegović's thoughts and his written works, the second part of the master's thesis, studies his thoughts about concepts like the sole purpose of existence, human itself and morals. Starting from the understanding and interpretation of religion and politics, the third part of the master's thesis is reviewing the relation between religion and politics, which has a key role on Alija Izetbegovic's world of thoughts. Regarding the third part, it is majorly reviewing the role of monotheistic religions and their increasing attention to politics. This master's thesis is summarized with a general conclusion.