The Struggle Between Will and Soul; Mind and Emotion

The front part of human brain is named as “frontal lobe”, and it is the centre of will, reasoning and intellect. Hypothalamus- the middle part of brain- is the centre of emotion. Upon any event, hypothalamus is stimulated more or less and emotions are activated. For instance, when someone insults you, anger arises inside you. This emotion takes place at hypothalamus. As a result of this anger, you may want to yell at or kick that person. Emotion centre does not stop and goes on producing that emotion until you…

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Basic Principles of Islamic Invitation

Risale-i Nur is one of the most precious works of our time. It both clarifies numerous faith related issues and includes guidelines for science. Starting from this issue, we will try to look at Risale-i Nur in this part of the magazine from a pedagogic and psychological point of view. The introduction sentence at the beginning of The Words, also pointed out by Yusuf Karaçay in his article, will guide us. “Brother! You wanted a few words of advice from me, so listen to a few truths included in eight…

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