Amil (Zakat Managers) Among Non-Muslims?

Amil or those who involved with the administration of zakat need to have the criteria and some kind of quality, among them, are; a mukallaf (religiously responsible), healthy body and knowledgeable about zakat matters. Amil is one of the asnaf which has been agreed upon without the dispute between ulama' (scholars) because the Quranic verse has clearly stated....

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.....

Al-Quran Utamakan Pembangunan Ekonomi dengan Zakat

Zakat ialah rukun Islam ketiga seleas mengucap dua kalimah syahadah dan menunaikan solat. Ia disebut sebanyak 32 kali (26 ayat) dalam al-Qur’an. Ia biasanya disebut beriringan dengan solat. hanya terdapat satu ayat sahaja di mana zakat disebut tanpa solat, iaitu ayat 7 Surah al-Fussilat. Penyebutannya selepas solat menunjukkan betapa eratnya hubungan anatara menunaikan solat dengan mengeluarkan zakat....

The Creed and Moral of the Islamic Economic System.

The basic creed that promotes Islamic economic behaviour evolves from the Islamic concept of God, Allah, with the attributes ascribed to Him. Thus, acknowledging of Him the attribute Al-Malik (the absolute Owner of all) or Al-Rahim (who gives blessings and prosperity, particularly to those who use these gifts as He has permitted) contributes towards building up a Muslim mind....

Zakat, The 3rd Pillar of Islam, and its Advantages in Malaysia

Zakat from the language point of view is clean, pure, grow and prosper. Zakat can also be interpreted as an act of mercy, kindness, purification and improvement. Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. Zakat is the 3rd pillar after prayers (Some say fasting is 3rd pillars of Islam, but according to the following hadith, zakat it is the 3rd pillar of Islam....