Issue 26

  • What the World Will Look Like After Turmoil and Chaos Disappear

    The world’s population, which has been suffering crisis after crisis during the last three centuries, is being drawn into a new type of
    turmoil. People in many countries are at the brink of utter collapse because calamities

    Published April - June 1999 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    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 cloning technology that produc

    Published April - June 1999 - Abdulaziz Sachedina

    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 he left her arms, he started

    Published April - June 1999 - Sebnem Unlu

    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 world’s working power is comes

    Published April - June 1999 - Frank Alder

    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, will actually be opposing the Go

    Published April - June 1999 - S. Dede

    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 briefly explain the types and bases

    Published April - June 1999 - Suzan Mutlu

    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 social theory, took the task

    Published April - June 1999 - Ilhan Kaya