TITLE

THE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF ZAKAH

AUTHOR(S)
Wahid, Abu N. M.
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Contemporary Review;Jan86, Vol. 248 Issue 1440, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about economic implications of Zakah. It mentions that some of the income maintenance programmes now being practised in the West have clearly originated from Islamic sources. Zakah is one of the most important pillars of Islamic faith. It was not only instituted to increase the welfare of the poor but also to serve as a means of economic growth and stability. Zakah is a compulsory payment on the part of Muslims as a share to the poor, having a wide variety of economic and social ramifications.
ACCESSION #
16095723

 

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