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Monthly Archive

July 1998

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 9 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Issue 24 (October - December 1998)
M. Fethullah Gulen


Creation began with a syllable of speech made up of two letters, namely Be. The roads leading from unity to multiplicity, from single to plural, appeared with speech and were illuminated with words, w... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
Dr. S. Aksoy

Prenatal Diagnosis: Watching Unborn Babies

For many parents, pregnancy is an exciting and happy experience. For others, the experience of friends or family make them apprehensive that their baby may be born with a severe physical or mental dis... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
F. B. Rahim

Hayy Bin Yaqzan: A Contrasting Vision Of Man And Nature

A Latin translation of Hayy bin Yaqzan by the English Arabist, Edward Pocock, published in Oxford in 1672, was reprinted in 1700. Then, an English translation (from the Latin) was published in London ... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
The Fountain

Fethullah Gulen: His Remarkable Achievement

Fethullah Gulen, more familiarly known by the affectionate and respectful title of Hodja Effendi, is a contemporary Islamic scholar of remarkable achievement. He combines profound, rigorous learning i... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
M. Fethullah Gulen

The Pure Path

One night I had a vision of the future so bright; There was a peaceful silence and was pouring light upon light Things were being done with the precision of clockwork; Centuries-old confusions disa... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
The Fountain

Reflections On The Existence And Unity Of The Creator

On observing the face of the earth in summertime, we see that an infinite generosity and absolute liberality, which could be expected to cause disorder and confusion, are apparent within an infinite o... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
Aydin Demircan

Buckministerfullerene: The Third Crystalline Form Of The Carbon Atom

To be awarded with a Nobel Prize in science is one of the most honorable present for the scientist in the world, New forms of the element carbon-called fullerens was first discovered in september 1985... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
M. Fethullah Gulen

What Is The Meaning of Divine Decree and Destiny and Why is Belief in Destiny Included in the Essentials of Faith?

The original Arabic word translated as 'destiny' is 'Qadar', meaning, in its derivations, determination, giving a certain measure and shape, dividing and judging. As a term, it is defined by Islamic s... read more..

Issue 23 (July - September 1998)
A. Sahin

No Difference Between A Governor And A Subject

Abu Ubayda commanded the Muslim armies fighting in Syria during the early years of the Caliphate of Umar. It was during one of those fightings that when night fell, the two sides retreated to rest. Th... read more..

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