Fountain Archive

October 1994

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
M. Fethullah Gulen
4377

Sacred Emigration

Emigration is an important phenomenon in human history. Besides its general relevance to the establishment of civilizations, it has special significance in connection with the 'holy ones', those chos read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
Y. Mermer
3019

Islam And Science

We attain to that worship, in pan, by discovering through scientific inquiry the order in the book of the universe, its operative functions and relations. But we cannot interpret it any way we please.... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
Dr. M. Konuk
2811

Why Dna ?

Media interest in cloning dinosaurs lasted a couple of months following the adaptation of Michael Crichton's best-selling novel Jurassic Park as a Steven Spielberg film. The spring of the plot of Jura... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
S. Zulfikar
4812

International Law Today

In this article, I shall consider the impact on the earliest European writes on international law of al-siyar or Islamic international law. Thereafter in relation specifically to human rights, I shall... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
A. A. Ahmed
7789

Diet And Digestion Medicine Of The Prophet

Himya: Dietary Precaution Modern medical practice has come back to the conclusion that diet is the key to good health and investment in good dietary advice will lead to a reduction in treatment costs,... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
A. Hamid
8406

A Companion Of The Prophet Mus'ab Ibn Umayr

Mus'ab ibn Umayr was born and grew up in the lap of luxury. His rich parents lavished a great deal of care and attention on him. He wore the most expensive clothes and the most stylish shoes of his ti... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
The Fountain
3457

Who Suffers Long And Endures

He groans with the sufferings of the people,trembling like the candlelight. At break of dayhe walks amid mountains splitting with grief;and he would desire their time of happiness,though himself in Pa... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
M. Fethullah Gulen
1602

A Commentary On The Contemporary World

Kinds Of PrayerIn His NameThere is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise.In the Name of God, the Merciful, the CompassionateSay (O Muhammad): My Lord would not concern Himself with you but for... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
J. Hardy
7844

Ideal Schools Of The Future

Physical settingWhere the school is situated effects the quality of education it can provide. Ideally it should be detached from urban centres. Noise and disturbance around the school can be just as d... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
A. Kose
8336

English Converts To Islam 2

Conversion patternsLofland and Skonovd (1981) distinguish six types of conversion patterns-intellectual, mystical, experimental, affectional, revivalistic, and coercive. Of these six, the patterns mos... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
Dr. F. Norman
4156

Resisting Western Images

How is the power of Western images managed?We are often told that the West believes in freedom of expression for all. If this belief were practised sincerely, would we not see many different images of... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
Y. Alan
6849

Those Responsible

He boys' house-master said:'They have run away again. We warned them not to do it, but our words don't have much influence on them. This is the third time.'Why do they run away?' asked a teacher'I don... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
Dr. H. Nurbaki
3592

The Concept Of Parity In The Quran

Reflect on the following words of the Q ur'an:Glory be to Him who created in pairs all things that the earth produces as well as their own kind (selves); and other things of which they have no knowled... read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
M. Fethullah Gulen
1560

Questions For Today

Animals live on plants, and human beings on both animals and plants. It seems that life in the universe depends on death , why?Death is the foundation of life. Nothing goes to waste. Each death is a read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
A. Fredericks
5314

Questions: A Key To Knowledge

Knowledge is a treasury, the key to which is the question. The vast treasury of Islamic knowledge remains unchanged, but, from time to time different keys may be needed. Every generation asks new que read more..

Issue 8 (October - December 1994)
B. Behardin
8320

Ghazali and Educational Philosophy

Ghazali's search for knovvledge,Abu Hamid Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Ghazali vvas born in the city of , northern Persia (Iran), in theyear 1058/450H.His father, a wool spinner, used to enjoy the company... read more..

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