Issue 10

  • The Age Of Speed

    This age could certainly be called an age of speed. With the technology of speed, the world promises many diverse benefits to mankind. It brings prosperity, comfortable, easy living for some people; the gap between an idea and it

    Published April - June 1995 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    Islam & Science

    Some Muslims accept the widespread view that modern science is a 'secular' enterprise. However, this attitude conflicts with the approach to seeking knowledge evident in the Qur'an. Belief in tawhid, the core of the Qur'an's

    Published April - June 1995 - Dr. Riffat Hassan

    Multiple Scleories Can It Be Cured ?

    The causes of multiple sclerosis (MS) are still unknown. Although it is common, with at least 80,000 cases in Britain alone, there is, as yet, no cure. MS is an autoimmune disease affecting the nervous system. The development of

    Published April - June 1995 - F. Dollie

    Overseas Students

    Overseas student issues have assumed greater prominence in Britain, on the educational and political level, since the introduction of full-cost fees in 1979. This event transformed a historic tradition of educational obligation ba

    Published April - June 1995 - B. Cicekli

    Should We Exploit The Last Wilderness?

    Antarctica is rich, it is beautiful and not yet fully exploited. As commercial interest increases, with the discovery of natural resources, 'developing' nations are waking up to the reality that the so-called 'developed' count

    Published April - June 1995 - M. A. Sayar

    Subverting Islam The Role Of Orientalist Centres

    This is a forceful polemic alerting the Muslim community to a present danger. The feeling of danger, the description of it, the attitude towards it, and the means suggested for dealing with it, are all expressed in the language of

    Published April - June 1995 - M. A. Rahim

    The Eternal Light

    The sun itself gets light from your face;
    Why, then, is your face still veiled?
    The years pass while we, in pangs of separation,
    Go on waiting and waiting for 'spring'.

    Rise again with the proof from Go

    Published April - June 1995 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    Meditations On A Verse Of The Book

    In the verse just quoted are eleven phrases; each of them affirms the Divine Unity and carries a message of happy tidings for believers. Each message offers a remedy and each remedy holds a spiritual delight.

    The fir

    Published April - June 1995 - Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

    What Is Disability

    It is hard to distinguish, from their use in writings on medicine or medical ethics, the terms handicap and disability. There are also other related words which are used widely and often interchangeably: abnormality, malformation,

    Published April - June 1995 - Dr. S. Aksoy

    Lamu's Sacred Meadows

    Lamu is a small island off the coast of Kenya, no larger than ten square miles. It is one of several islands that make up the Lamu archipelago, not far from the Somali border. Its contact with the Arabian Peninsul

    Published April - June 1995 - A. A. Ahmed

    Questions For Today

    The Qur'an was revealed in stages over a period of 23 years, and not as a complete book in one single act of revelation. There is wisdom and a number of reasons for this, which we shall try to explain, insha'Allah. However, befo

    Published April - June 1995 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    The Secret Of Dimensions

    The beginning of the verse proclaims that God is the only Deity of the heavens, the earth, and all in between:

    He is the Lord of the heavens and of the earth, and all that lies between them; He is the Lord of the La

    Published April - June 1995 - Dr. H. Nurbaki

    Jafar Ibn Abi Talib

    In spite of his noble standing among the Quraysh, Abu Talib, an uncle of the Prophet, was quite poor. He had a large family and did not have enough means to support them adequately. His situation worsened when a severe drought hit

    Published April - June 1995 - A. Hamid

    Comets Of Ice

    When we ponder the phenomena of the universe, we see new insights into God's words. When we contemplate God's words, we get a deeper understanding of the phenomena in the world around us. Revelation explains creation. Creation e

    Published April - June 1995 - Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed