Fountains Of Goodness

“Suvardı Âlemi Dest-i Muhammedle Cevâdullah…” Doç. Dr. Süleyman BERK Photographs: Mustafa Yılmaz The famous slogan “Water is life” combined with the sayings of the Prophet of Islam (peace and blessings be upon him): “The best of alms is providing water” encouraged the Muslims in aiding this cause by facilitating easy...

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Every Act Of Kindness Is Charity

Hale ŞAHİN (Religious Affairs Expert) `Adi bin Hatim narrated that the Prophet ﷺ said: “Save yourselves from the Fire even if with one half of a date fruit (given in charity), and if this is not available, then (save yourselves) by saying a good pleasant word.” (Bukhari, chapter on Good...

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The Concept of Kindness in Islam

Haydar BEKİROĞLU Head of Department of DIB What makes existence meaningful is a system of values and beliefs that are linked to well-being and goodness, that adorns ones personal identity, purifies the soul and beautifies their behaviour, creates the most outstanding attributes and qualities of human dignity, integrity and decency...

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The Power Of Kindness

Prof. Dr. Ali Ulvi Mehmedoglu University of Marmara Faculty of Ilahiyat People are valuated with their kindness, and kindness is one of the strongest moral conducts for being. Goodness is everything that defends, protects and supports values. Values, is one of the oldest branches of understanding people. It has always...

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Until Goodness Prevails

The struggle between good and evil is as ancient as the history of humankind on earth. Because the purpose of existence and creation is to expose those who are good and those who are evil by the results of the test they take. The Almighty Creator taught humankind how to...

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Living With Kindness

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Görmez President of the Presidency of Religious Affairs In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. There are fundamental terms which construct civilisations and enable them to describe themselves. If we wish to understand, explain and live Islam as a religion and a civilisation...

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Foundations and Civilisation

Prof. Dr. Tahsin Özcan Marmara University Faculty of Islamic Theology Throughout history our world has been host to various cultures and civilisations. Every civilisation differs from other civilisations with regards to characteristic values and institutions. The history of humanity offers countless examples in this area. From this angle Islamic civilisation...

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Kindness Is The Art Of Humanity

Doc.Dr. Halil ALTUNTAS Member of the Religious Council When we see someone in a difficult situation we feel distressed. Which heart would not ache to see one with no clothes, freezing in the cold, or to see an elderly or a mother struggling to feed their children. Who would not...

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