Author(s): Ahmet ?LYAS

Kemalism is one of the important building blocks of Turkey as a dogmatic element. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's ideas, rhetoric and the revolutions who has made appear as an intellectual movement early 1930. Since 1930, Kemalism Turkey is indicated as a way to walk on. In terms of an official ideology of Kemalism, Mustafa Kemal When the foreground, his ideas became the founding ideology of the Republic of Turkey. In particular, Kemalism was tried to be presented as a religious doctrine. The aim of this study was to reflect Kemalism as a religious motif and to use the religious myths used as a means of propaganda. It has been possible to see the understanding which puts Kemalism as a religious factor in many literary historical inscriptions such as literature, history and poetry. So much so that the Atatürk rituals, even the Mevlits were written. In the study, the intellectuals who accept Kemalism as a doctrine have also been exalted in Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and evaluated him in a religious sanctity.


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