Fountain Archive

October 1995

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Irfan Yilmaz
4190

Biological Change

One argument advanced by those who accept (or, rather, who believe) the theory of evolution against those who believe in creation is this: ‘We put forward certain concepts related to evolution, right read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
B. Gonul
3505

Change Or Choice: Is The Universe An Accident

Our understanding of the genesis and evolution of the universe is one of the great achievements of 20th century science. The knowledge upon which it is based comes from decades of innovative exper read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Dr. A. M. Katme
3479

Relief Of Pain: A Medical Discovery

It is a long-established custom among Muslim parents to put a piece of well-chewed date (or other available sweet fruit) in the mouth of a newborn baby. Muslims do this following the practice of the P... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Sebnem Unlu
3879

Ecology And Man

Our environment comprises all the living and non-living creatures on this planet and around it which are all interconnected and interdependent, and it is sustained as a whole and in all its elements b... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
M. Fethullah Gulen
3717

GOD AND MAN

Every human being thirsts for knowledge of God, craving faith; Their need is most dire whose minds have strayed the furthest. A needy conscience is healthy: its need is faith in Him, Minds lost in bew... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
3419

On The Existence Of The Creator

In this world, many kinds and colours and varieties of beauty are exhibited. Looking closely, we see that all things, and in particular all living beings, are in a movement to satisfy their recurrent ... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Y. Yilmaz
7618

The Origin Of Language

Language is what makes humans human. It is so much part of us that we rarely pause to describe it.We express and communicate our feelings, ideas and wishes through language. Cultural transmission and ... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
M. Fethullah Gulen
3975

What are the arguments for the existence of God?

The existence of God is too evident to need any arguments. Some saintly scholars have even stated that God Himself is more manifest than any other being, but those who lack insight cannot see Him. Oth... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
M. A. Rahim
4783

Are We Alone?

Implications of the discovery of extraterrestrial life.Project Phoenix, launched by NASA in 1992, is an effort to pick up artificial radio signals from space; the project is also known as SETI-search ... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
Dr. M. A. Albar
6848

Organ Transplantation

IntroductionIslam is a religion that encompasses the secular with the spiritual, the mundane with the celestial. It includes a code for the whole of human life.Man is the vicegerent of God on earth: B... read more..

Issue 12 (October - December 1995)
L. Aboulela
9114

Coloured Lights

I cried a little as the bus started to fill up with people in Charing Cross Road and passed the stone lions in Trafalgar Square. It was not the West Indian conductor who checked my pass that day but a... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
M. Fethullah Gulen
24422

Action And Thought

The line of struggle followed by the righteous people to whom God promised the future of the world may be summed up in two words: action and thought. In fact, the way to true existence is action and t... read more..

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