Document Type : Specialized Article
Assistant Professor in Faculty of Theology, History and Art of Islam, Siirt University, Siirt, Turkey
Nowadays, people's shopping, rest, music, entertainment and so on. the internet, where they can do many daily activities, perform all scientific, artistic and philosophical learning and teaching activities, and communicate with the whole world through it; It also has an important position in religious, intellectual and ideological terms. Because today, many religious, intellectual and ideological collective and individual rituals, studies and actions that could not be done with classical media tools in the past can be done through the internet. In this article, these kinds of studies conducted on the internet were examined compared to the inter-sectarian dialogue and rapprochement studies that some of the Shiite and Sunni world did or tried to realize in the times when the internet did not exist yet. The purpose behind the selection of the subject is to reveal how much the Shiite and Sunni dialogue and rapprochement studies carried out over the internet actually serve the rapprochement and dialogue. The article consists of an introduction, a conclusion that includes the Shiite-Sunni dialogue and rapprochement studies conducted before the internet and over the internet, and the results of qiyas.