Fountain Archive

April 1997

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
Salih Adem

What a Falling Stone Means

WHAT A FALLING STONE MEANSSalih AdemThe laws of physics are mathematical expressions of how the universe operates. The events taking place in the universe and the relations between them and the laws ‘... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
Ali Unal

The Perfectibility of Man

THE PERFECTIBILITY OF MANA. UnalA book exists first of all in its author’s mind as meaning. To have this immaterially existing book known by others, the author must put it into words, shaped into sent... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
H. Baki

Virtual Reality

VIRTUAL REALITYH. BakiNobody remembers the day on which he was born. As he gets to know himself, he learns from his immediate physical environment, as also from his family, from the other people aroun... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
Mahmud Al-hakem

The World Wide Messianic Mission Attributed To Jesus Christ Toward the End of Time

THE WORLD-WIDE MESSIANIC MISSION ATTRIBUTED TO JESUS CHRIST TOWARD THE END OF TIMEMahmud Al-HakemSome of the first converts to Islam were subjected to the severest persecutions in Makka. They bore th... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
The Fountain

The Rose Of My Heart

As I mentioned you again, nothing else remained in my memory;I imagined you travelling on the hills of my heart.A mirage, I know, but it sufficed to calm the anguish of my heart.As I mentioned you aga... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

Arguments for The Existence and Unity of God

ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE AND UNITY OF GODFirst argumentEvery thing, every being in existence displays God’s Unity as a most manifest truth. For example, of the innumerable arguments for His existen... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
F. Begüm Cicek

Die and Let Live or Life Through Death

DIE AND LET LIVE OR LIFE THROUGH DEATHF. Begum CicekWhat is more amazing than the human body of which we are the trustees? Right from conception to the last breath we draw, our bodies function without... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
K. Olgun

Islam in Japan

A part from the natural hurdle of the sea which surrounds the islands of Japan, the spread of Islam into Japan was impeded by the occupation of nearby islands in south-east Asia by the Portuguese and ... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Questions for Today

WHAT CAN WE SAY ABOUT THE TRUTH OF DREAMS?While you are in sleep, with your eyes closed, your ear deaf, your tongue mute and your arms and legs motionless, how do you travel your distances meet many p... read more..

Issue 18 (April - June 1997)
F. B. Rahim

The Unmaking of A Young Thief

THE UNMAKING OF A YOUNG THIEFF.B.RahimA young man (let us call him Amjad) was walking home, head down, kicking stones on the path. He did not see people who knew him, coming the other way, nor respond... read more..

Issue 19 (July - September 1997)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Light to be Seen in Chaos

The modern age in which we live, despite its many beauties and its promises to mankind, has been an age of suffering and despair for the oppressed peoples of the world. Those peoples, who did not have... read more..

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