Fountain Archive

April 1999

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
Abdulaziz Sachedina
6449

Human Clones: An Islamic View

In the present article1 I will attempt to summarize a wide range of opinions that have emerged among the scholars of Islamic law and theology in its Sunni and Shi’I2 formulations in the wake of the cl... read more..

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
Sebnem Unlu
3925

Birth and Music

The baby was crying ceaselessly. When mother leaned him to her chest, right over her heart, he suddenly stopped crying and calmed down. When she thought had fallen, she took him to his bed; as soon as... read more..

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
Frank Alder
3802

WORKING CHILDREN

Although child labor is old as the history of humanity, it has gained speed with industrial revolution. Nowadays, the situation is worse than ever before. Statistics show that eight percent of the wor... read more..

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
S. Dede
10326

Tukish and Greek Relations on 17th Century

I, hereby declare and record this decree for my followers. Regarding the Christians, known or unknown, in East or West, far or near. The ones who do not follow this decree, and follow my commands, wi read more..

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
Suzan Mutlu
28489

ETHNIC RELATIONS AND CONFLICTS IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Most relations in Central Europe are, unfortunately, based on conflicts. I would like to briefly cover the majority of ethnic conflicts that is (and was) evident in Central Europe. First, I will brief... read more..

Issue 26 (April - June 1999)
Ilhan Kaya
15600

Modernism and Postmodernism: A Contrast in Perspective and Attitude

Postmodernism can be viewed in several ways. Initially, postmodernism was a reaction to the modernist style of architecture developed after World War I. It then became a philosophy, which as a body of... read more..

Issue 27 (July - September 1999)
M. Fethullah Gulen
7024

Sufism And Its Origins

Sufism (tasawwuf) is the path followed by Sufis (adherents of Islamic mysticism) to reach the Truth-God. While this term usually expresses the theoretical or philosophical aspect of this search, its read more..

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