Starting the Development of an Interest-Free Economy (Part 2)

The basic resources of Islamic law or fiqh do not provide express answers to each and every problem emerging out of modern conditions. However, they have laid down a set of principles on the basis of which one can find the answer to questions arising out of new problems. But the application of those principles to new situations requires a deep study of both Islamic jurisprudence and the modern pattern of human life. The exercise can only be undertaken by those individuals who are well-versed in Islamic jurisprudence and are also well-acquainted with modern economic problems.....

The Sanctity of Private and Public Property.

One of the Allah gifts to us is money, which is a necessity of life to achieve interests and bring happiness if it is used in the most correct way. Our Prophet Muhammad said, "sound property is very excellent for a sound man." He would also pray saying, "O Allah, set right for me my religion which is the safeguard of my affairs. And set right for me the affairs of my world wherein is my living. And set right for me my Hereafter on which depends my after-life"......

Islam Encourage Low Paid Manual Labour?

Does Islam encourage people to work even though if the only work they can find is low paid manual labor? Well, it is clear that Islam encourages hard work, enterprise and self sufficiency. Even when one is rightfully eligible to receive from the public treasury it is more superior to earn one’s own income. Even if the job entails manual labor and is not well remunerated, provided one is not being taken advantage of, one should not be averse to taking up the job....