TABOOS ARE BEING TORN DOWN
(By Prof. Dr. Ahmed AKGÜNDÜZ)
Those who peruse the series “Taboos Are Being Torn Down” will be acquainted with very different and significant issues. In the first place, satisfactory explanations have been attempted as to whether the decrees of Islam have changed or not. Still, you can find in this book the correct answers to the calumnies of the film called “İstanbul Kanatlarımın Altında” (Istanbul Under My Wings), whereabout oft mention has been made recently in mass media. Again, you will acquire correct information about the life of Murad IV and the replies given to the slanders about him in light of documents.
Besides, in this book will you find the detailed explanations of such thought-provoking and significant issues as the treacherous and seditious intrigues of Boutros-Ghali, who as Secretary General of United Nations tyrannized the Bosnian Muslims, and his forefathers; the truth of Women’s right in legacy in Islam, about which much ado is done for nothing; the final point in the argument about the Religion-State relations in the Ottoman State and as to whether the Ottoman State was a Muslim State; the two reports prepared upon the instruction of the late Turgut Özal on “The Ottoman Sovereignty in Rumelia” and “The Issue of Dawshirmah (Recruitment) in the Ottoman State; the physical and spiritual consequences of the conquest of Istanbul; and the like actual topics.
From this work will it be perceived that the generations to come will be able to learn easily the authentic history, and thus they will not fall into national complexes anymore with the slanders of the distorted history. In the expressions of Prof. Guboğlu “There might be good and evil phenomena in the history of any nation. Nevertheless, you can hardly meet with a document in your history that will blush your face and even if you open all the documents in your archives which number millions.”
(Two volumes; each volume 260 pages)