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Developing a Governance Framework for Islamic Social Finance Institutions - I

An Islamic social finance institution is essentially a non-profit or charity organization that seeks to operationalize the concepts of waqf, zakah, sadaqah and qard hasan. It has unique assets and liabilities, income and expenditure. 1,809 more words

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The Myth of the Peaceful Muslim.

All “good” Muslims pay zakat and zakat funds terrorism.

The Five Pillars of Islam (arkān al-Islām أركان الإسلام; also arkān al-dīn أركان الدين “pillars of the… 294 more words

Poverty Eradication: from the Islami-Ethical standpoint (PT. 1)

How bad do things really have to be, when you can spot a beggar on every corner, in front of every train station and or public space? 1,608 more words

Hierarchy of Principles for "Good" Zakat Laws

Zakat laws across the globe display wide variation. They vary in their goodness. They vary with respect to clarity, coherence and complexity. Goodness of the laws is about the content of laws, their architecture, their language and their accessibility. 1,700 more words

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Proposed Law of Zakat in Maldives

The Republic of Maldives plans to introduce a zakat law soon. A draft law has been prepared for this purpose by the Jeddah-based Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group. 3,165 more words

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Behavioral Dimensions of Zakat Contribution by Individuals: Major Findings

The study considers the relative importance attached to various motivators, triggers and preferences by zakat contributors. A simple calculation of the “relative” frequency of responses to a given statement throws up some interesting findings as below. 2,692 more words

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Kisah Sufi Sari As Saqathi

Pagi tadi membaca buku “Tazkiratul Auliya”, yang memuat kisah-kisah tokoh sufi. Cukup menarik kehidupan mereka. Rasa cinta dan takut pada Allah dan rindu kepada Nabi Muhammad saw… 1,859 more words

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