Fountain Archive

January 1996

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
H. Baki
3568

The Wonder of Rain

Who sends down rain from the sky in due measure-and We raise to life therewith a dead land; even so will you be raised [from the dead]. (Zukhruf,43.11)A person living fifty years ago would have foun read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
A. Sahin
5209

Ibn Rushd on Anatomy

Ibn Rushd was one of the greatest intellectual geniuses in human history. He was acquainted with all the sciences of his time and an authority in several of them-philosophy, jurisprudence, astronomy, read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Dr. O. Cetin
3801

Compassion and Mercy

Human beings have always lived with troubles and hardships. It is the kind of troubles they face that changes, not the fact that they face them. Therefore, people in every age have looked for relief a... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Suat Yildirim
5762

Sociological Principles of The Qur'an

Sociology is the study of events, trends and relationships in human societies. Through such study we learn the principles that societies are based upon, how they develop and which factors strengthen o... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
N. Butt
3043

Sociobiology

In all biological systems, the organism of the future is encoded in the macro molecular structure of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid). It is this molecular architecture, present in every cell, that determi... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
M. A. Sahin
22100

Discipline In The Home

Bringing up children successfully means caring for them so that they grow up to be independent, responsible human beings. That entails training them-as much through example as through precept-in a rou... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Ahmet Guc
4017

Mary and Prophet Jesus

‘O Mary! God gives you glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name is the Messiah [Christ] Jesus son of Mary, honoured in this world and in the Hereafter, and among those nearest [to God]. (Al ‘Imran, 3... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
The Fountain
20058

Music of Rain

Drops of rain,as if smiles from the worlds beyond, Travel here and there seeking the seas they parted from.They fall with the sound of plucked lute-strings; And hearing it, the earth begins to breathe... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
The Fountain
4009

Reflections On The Existence Of The Creator (Issue 13)

All living creatures are formed out of the same elements. You were completely unknown to the whole world nine months before your birth. Like everybody else from the time of Adam and Eve you were an ob... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
N. Butt
3273

Health Care For The Elderly

The dramatic growth in the number of elderly people is one of the most remarkable features of industrial societies in this century. People are living longer and enjoying an increased expectation of li... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Dr. Muhammed Ali Albar
21542

Alcohol and Socio-Medical Problems

Alcohol has been used since antiquity for many purposes including real and imagined benefits: ‘As a social lubricant, aperitif and mild “anaesthetic” it holds pride of place; as a drug of addiction, a... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
M. Fethullah Gulen
2335

Questions for Today

HOW CAN WE ANSWER THOSE WHO ATTRIBUTE THE ORIGIN OF EXISTENCE TO NATURE OR THE LAWS OF NATURE OR TO MATTER OR TO CHANCE OR NECESSITY? False arguments about the origin of existenceMediaeval European co... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Ali Unal
3474

Life in Other Places

Science is still unable to explain what life really is. This world is the arena where God manifests His Will from behind the veil of what we experience and describe as ‘natural causes’, but life is th... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
Y. Alan
4236

The Cure

As he walked through the park to the hospital, he observed with special pleasure how the morning sunlight entered through the trees and down into the little petals of flowers. He was going to the hosp... read more..

Issue 13 (January - March 1996)
The Fountain
6662

Evolution: A Theory in Crisis

Any large natural history museum in any Western city that has one must have an exhibit of man’s supposed descent from ape-like ancestors. And every biology schoolroom will have at least a wall-poster ... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
M. Fethullah Gulen
23754

The Irresistible Power of Religion

In whatever way the world changes, however advanced sciences and technology are, and whatever changes take place in ways of thinking, the feeling of attachment to a religion has always been the primar... read more..

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