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Wakaf: A Practical Approach
Dr. Mohd Fazlin bin Abdul Rahman, Prof Dr Bala Shanmugam.

ISBN: 978-967-19204-1-1

Wakaf: A Practical Approach

ISBN: 978-967-19204-1-1)
By (author) Mohd Fazlin bin Abdul Rahman and Bala Shanmugam

Preface The birth of “Waqaf : A Practical Approach” book, has open-up new perspectives of Islamic financial and economic ecosystems, that evolves within the perspective of common people and Non-Islamic scholars. Nevertheless, the combination of two individuals: Dr. Mohd. Fazlin Ab. Rahman and Prof. Dr. Bala Shanmugan has open-up a new chapter of contemporary issues on waqaf practical approach.

The Book starts with a holistic introduction of waqaf, from the brief introduction of Islam, Waqaf functions, characteristic, types, elements, conditions, justifications, quotes, legitimacy, trusts and how it benefited the poor, its role of fairness for human growth and how waqaf play its roles in Modern economic. Basically, the introduction gives snippets of interesting waqaf elements that the authors have snipered at a from different angle.Nations.

The journey continues with concept embracement in waqaf through different Madhabs. The authors ensure that readers can feel the concept swiftly throughout the journey. Throughout this study, some excerption from Sunnah & Hadith is provided. In the process of understanding waqaf, the school of Fiqh is imbibed in the whole ecosystem. Thus, the essentials of Waqaf from the perspectives of Fiqh is expanded.

Once the foundation of the Waqaf concept is strengthened, then the book looks at the current space in the real world which is another interesting journey. It starts romours homeland. Waqaf in Malaysia has a very interesting history, it opens-up not only the topic of waqaf alone, t also touches, the history of Malaysia country. It is started with Waqaf introductory era when Islam had its glorious era for about 700 years. That is when, Waqaf travel together with the Islamic wave to South East Asia and landed in Malaya. Things evolved as the political scenario in Malaya evolved. During the colonial era for 400 years in Malaya, waqaf also evolved based on the colonial Power during the period. Then, having a better grasp upon Malaysia it evolved healthily since then.

Once the foundation of the Waqaf concept is strengthened, then the book looks at the current space in the real world which is another interesting journey. It starts romours homeland. Waqaf in Malaysia has a very interesting history, it opens-up not only the topic of waqaf alone, t also touches, the history of Malaysia country. It is started with Waqaf introductory era when Islam had its glorious era for about 700 years. That is when, Waqaf travel together with the Islamic wave to South East Asia and landed in Malaya. Things evolved as the political scenario in Malaya evolved. During the colonial era for 400 years in Malaya, waqaf also evolved based on the colonial Power during the period. Then, having a better grasp upon Malaysia it evolved healthily since then.

The book expands its horizons by looking into waqaf in Muslims countries. It started with Organization of Islamic Corporation (OIC) ; History and Roles of OIC. The journey continues with Waqaf in selected OIC countries. Starts with Saudi Arabia where most of waqaf implementation since the birth of Islam took plan. The journey continues to Kuwait and lands in Turkey where the last Caliph of Islam (Ottomon) thrives before the downturn of Muslims countries to the west. Then the journey terminates at Indonesia the highest Muslim population country in the world. The book provides a financial overview of OIC and how waqaf plays its role in Poverty Alleviation under OIC Nations.