Fountain Archive

January 1993

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
The Fountain
4285

Editorial

The Fountain, as a voice of faith and consciousness of duty, of hope and resolution, is appearing on the publishing scene at a time when all kinds of calamities-famine, war, flood, earthquake-have dar... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
M. Fethullah Gulen
7092

Compassion

Compassion is the beginning of being, without it everything is chaos. Everything has come into existence through compassion and by compassion it continues to exist in harmony. The earth was put in ord... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Peter J. Alister
4299

Water for life

There are about 1,360 million cubic kilometres of water on the earth. If all the water, on the planet; from oceans, lakes, rivers, the atmosphere, underground aquifers and what is locked up in glacier... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
K. Aydin
23985

Western presentation of the Ottoman Turks

The Turks have never been detached, in Western imagination, from other Islamic nations of the Middle East even though they are of a completely different geographical, cultural and, above all, linguist... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
M.f. Sahin
5606

God, His Essence And Attributes

God is absolutely other than His creation. The Creator cannot by any means be the same kind of being as that which He created. Although this is self-evident to sense and reason, some people still ask ... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Dr. R. Ileri
3837

Our common environment

Environment is whatever outside an organism surrounds it and in which it lives. It may be a geographical region, a certain climatic condition, the pollutants or the noise around the organism.The natur... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
M.h Kayani
6828

Islamic Perpective on Knowledge and Learning

Progress in knowledge and technology may be likened to the widening ripples caused by a pebble thrown in a pool of water. All civilizations have benefited from the knowledge of their predecessors and ... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Dr. S. E. Konuk
3612

Come-back for a traditional remedy?

The evening primrose, oenothera spp., is not in fact a primrose but is related to the garden flowers clarkia and gotedia and also to the rose bay willow-herb. It has a two year growth cycle; during th... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
The Fountain
3902

In His Way

Those who have found The Truth found Him in their souls;Those who have been detained half-way have been hindered by conjectures.Who truly seeks will truly find Him, while the indolent can do neither.F... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
4512

The Necessity of Religion

To understand the world and the spirit of man in it; to understand the nature and the worth of religion to man; to understand how, if there is no religion, the world becomes the darkest dungeon and th... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Dr. I. Yilmaz
3839

If I hadn't met them

In common with many children, I took a great interest in living organisms and in matters related to them. Later, this interest was to play a very important part in my life.At primary school, when our ... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Dr. H. Nurbaki
8795

Wudu: a prescription for good health

O believers, when you stand for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands up to the elbows, and wipe your heads, and wash your feet up to the ankles. If you are unclean, bathe and purify your bodies ful... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
S. Trim
23255

Sinan, the Architect

Sinan is one of the most internationally renowned and admired architects, and certainly the best architect of the period which European history designates the High Renaissance. Sinan lived a tremendou... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Hikmet Isik
4435

Regrets About Science and Technology

Today, we are as exposed to great calamities and dangers as we have open to us great possibilities and hopes. The nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been two of the most productive and richest ce... read more..

Issue 1 (January - March 1993)
Trish Madigan
1050

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

What are the ways of internalizing good ethical conduct and high virtues so as to make them a part of our nature?Virtues such as sincerity (ikhlas1), loyalty, refraining from backbiting or suspicion2 ... read more..

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