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Family waqf deserves a better deal

Sadique, Muhammad Abdurrahman (2014) Family waqf deserves a better deal. In: Issues in Waqf Laws & Management (with focus on Malaysia). IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 34-47. (In Press)

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Abstract

This write-up attempts to shed light on the hostile treatment of family waqf under the colonial imposition of the English notion of ‘charity,’ which excludes family trust or waqf from the category of charity. Many Muslim countries adopted this view without much scrutiny. It is necessary to remind ourselves the support this waqf finds in the Qur’anic injunctions and Prophetic pronouncements and what benefits its revival should bring to the Ummah.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5640/41238
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB846 Welfare theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > HG4301 Trust services
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV40 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP173.25 Islamic law and other disciplines or subjects
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Abdurrahman Sadique
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2015 11:27
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 09:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41238

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