Born in Ankara in 1956, Adnan Oktar is a prominent
Turkish intellectual. Completely devoted to moral values and dedicated
to communicating the sacred values he cherishes to other people,
Oktar started his intellectual struggle in 1979 during his education
at Mimar Sinan University's Academy of Fine Arts. During his university
years, he carried out detailed research into the prevalent materialistic
philosophies and ideologies around him, to the extent of becoming
even more knowledgeable about them than their advocates. As a
result of his accumulation of knowledge, he has written various
books on the damages caused by Darwinism and, the fallacy of the
theory of evolution. Quoting from the 22 April 2000 issue of New
Scientist, Mr. Oktar became an "international hero"
in communicating the fallacy of the theory of evolution and the
fact of creation. The author has also produced various works on
Zionist racism and Freemasonry and their negative effects on world
history and politics. Besides these, Oktar has written more than
two hundred books describing the morals of the Qur'an and faith
His pen-name, Harun Yahya, is formed from the names
"Harun" (Aaron) and "Yahya" (John) in the
esteemed memory of the two Prophets who struggled against infidelity.
The Prophet's seal on his books'
covers is symbolic and is linked to their contents. It represents
that the Qur'an is the last book and the last word of Allah, and
our Prophet Muhammad (saws) is the last of His messengers. Under
the guidance of the Qur'an and the Sunnah (teachings of the Prophet),
the author makes it his purpose to disprove each fundamental tenet
of godless ideologies and to have the "last word," so
as to completely silence the objections raised against religion.
He uses the seal of the final Prophet (saws), who attained ultimate
wisdom and moral perfection, as a prayer for his intention to
offer the last word.
All of Harun Yahya's works share one single goal: to convey the
Qur'an's message, encourage readers to consider basic faith-related
issues such as Allah's Existence and Unity and the hereafter,
and to remind some other important issues.
Harun Yahya enjoys a wide readership in many countries,
from India to America, England to Indonesia, Poland to Bosnia,
and Spain to Brazil. Some of his books are available in English,
French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Urdu, Arabic, Albanian,
Russian, Serbo-Croat (Bosnian), Polish, Malay, Uighur Turkish,
Greatly appreciated all around the world, these works
have been instrumental in many people recovering faith in Allah
and gaining deeper insights into their faith. His books' wisdom
and sincerity, together with a distinct style that's easy to understand,
directly affect anyone who reads them. These books are characterized
by rapid effectiveness, definite results, and irrefutability.
Each of his works contains undeniable, sincere, plain and corroborated
explanations. This is no doubt a result of the wisdom and lucidity
that God endowed him with.
With these facts in mind, encouraging others to read
these books, which enable them to see what they formerly couldn't
and are a means to their becoming truly guided, is an invaluable
However, there are some others who, instead
of upholding these valuable works, propagate books that create
confusion in people's minds, lead them into ideological chaos,
and that clearly have no use. Such people should consider the
state of the Muslims today and what they suffer; and remember
that the only way of saving people from the continuing cruelty
and corruption is to live by and disseminate the Qur'an's moral
values. They should recognize that, in this effort, the books
of Harun Yahya assume a leading role. By the will of Allah, these
books will be a means through which people in the twenty-first
century will attain the peace, justice, and happiness promised
in the Qur'an.
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