Issue 8

  • Sacred Emigration

    Emigration is an important phenomenon in human history. Besides its general relevance to the establishment of civilizations, it has special significance in connection with the 'holy ones', those chosen to carry light throughout

    Published October - December 1994 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    Islam And Science

    We attain to that worship, in pan, by discovering through scientific inquiry the order in the book of the universe, its operative functions and relations. But we cannot interpret it any way we please. There is only one true way of

    Published October - December 1994 - Y. Mermer

    Why Dna ?

    Media interest in cloning dinosaurs lasted a couple of months following the adaptation of Michael Crichton's best-selling novel Jurassic Park as a Steven Spielberg film. The spring of the plot of Jurassic Park is the preservation

    Published October - December 1994 - Dr. M. Konuk

    International Law Today

    In this article, I shall consider the impact on the earliest European writes on international law of al-siyar or Islamic international law. Thereafter in relation specifically to human rights, I shall look at the basic differe

    Published October - December 1994 - S. Zulfikar

    Diet And Digestion Medicine Of The Prophet

    Himya: Dietary Precaution
    Modern medical practice has come back to the conclusion that diet is the key to good health and investment in good dietary advice will lead to a reduction in treatment costs, Emphasis on diet

    Published October - December 1994 - A. A. Ahmed

    A Companion Of The Prophet Mus'ab Ibn Umayr

    Mus'ab ibn Umayr was born and grew up in the lap of luxury. His rich parents lavished a great deal of care and attention on him. He wore the most expensive clothes and the most stylish shoes of his time. Yemeni shoes were then co

    Published October - December 1994 - A. Hamid

    Who Suffers Long And Endures

    He groans with the sufferings of the people,
    trembling like the candlelight. At break of day
    he walks amid mountains splitting with grief;
    and he would desire their time of happiness,
    though himself in Paradise

    Published October - December 1994 - The Fountain

    A Commentary On The Contemporary World

    Kinds Of Prayer
    In His Name
    There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise.
    In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

    Say (O Muhammad):

    Published October - December 1994 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    Ideal Schools Of The Future

    Physical setting
    Where the school is situated effects the quality of education it can provide. Ideally it should be detached from urban centres. Noise and disturbance around the school can be just as disruptive as nois

    Published October - December 1994 - J. Hardy

    English Converts To Islam 2

    Conversion patterns

    Lofland and Skonovd (1981) distinguish six types of conversion patterns-intellectual, mystical, experimental, affectional, revivalistic, and coercive. Of these six, the patterns most common am

    Published October - December 1994 - A. Kose

    Resisting Western Images

    How is the power of Western images managed?

    We are often told that the West believes in freedom of
    expression for all. If this belief were practised sincerely, would we not see many different images of the

    Published October - December 1994 - Dr. F. Norman

    Those Responsible

    He boys' house-master said:

    'They have run away again. We warned them not to do it, but our words don't have much influence on them. This is the third time.

    'Why do they run away?' asked a teacher
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    Published October - December 1994 - Y. Alan

    The Concept Of Parity In The Quran

    Reflect on the following words of the Q ur'an:
    Glory be to Him who created in pairs all things that the earth produces as well as their own kind (selves); and other things of which they have no knowledge. (Va Sin. 36.36)

    Published October - December 1994 - Dr. H. Nurbaki

    Questions For Today

    Animals live on plants, and human beings on both animals and plants. It seems that life in the universe depends on death , why?

    Death is the foundation of life. Nothing goes to waste. Each death is a door to a n

    Published October - December 1994 - M. Fethullah Gulen

    Questions: A Key To Knowledge

    Knowledge is a treasury, the key to which is the question. The vast treasury of Islamic knowledge remains unchanged, but, from time to time different keys may be needed. Every generation asks new questions. It takes individuals o

    Published October - December 1994 - A. Fredericks

    Ghazali and Educational Philosophy

    Ghazali's search for knovvledge,

    Abu Hamid Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Ghazali vvas born in the city of , northern Persia (Iran), in theyear 1058/450H.

    His father, a wool spinner, used to enjoy the compan

    Published October - December 1994 - B. Behardin