Holds a PhD from St Mary’s College, St Andrew’s University, UK. He participated in several international and national projects by contributing articles on Rumi, Islam and din (religion) and papers on the Islamic perceptions of other religions, religious language, religion and science, religion and aesthetics. His most recent publications include God Between Reason and Experience(2019), Philosophy of Religion (ed.) (in Turkish, 2019), Religious Pluralism and Islam (2014), Ernst Troeltsch’s Philosophy of Religion (in Turkish, 2012), Mawlawiya as Co-existential Experience (2009), and Rethinking Religious Freedom (2007). His main research interests are religious pluralism, religious language, religious experience, religion and aesthetics, Rumi studies, literature and philosophy, cinema and theology and philosophy through poetry. Since 2012, he has been working as Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Religion at the Theology Faculty of Akdeniz University, Antalya.