Fiqh Az-Zakat A Comparative Study (Volume II) By Yusuf Al-Qaradawi

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Dr. Yusuf al-Qardawi
Language: English | Format: PDF | Volume: II | Pages: 347 | Size: 2 MB

Among the most important books Dr. Yusuf al-Qardawi has written is the present volume on fiqh az-Zakat. It is a study which deals in depth with legal rulings and philosophy of zakat in the light of the Qur’an and Sunnah.

Among the five pillars of Islam, Zakat is the third after Tawhid and prayer. It is crucial to the financial and political structure of every Muslim community. Yet, despite its pivotal significance, it is the least understood of the basic practices of Islam and indeed now plays little or no part in the lives of the vast majority of Muslims. That fact makes this book a very important addition to the literature available to English-speaking Muslims.

It covers every aspect of zakat in great detail, studying those who are obliged to pay zakat, the amounts they have to pay, as well as the types of wealth on which zakat must be paid. It also deals with how zakat is collected, its connection to Muslim governance and its relation to society as a whole. Fiqh az-Zakat is a seminal work for all Muslims and an important reference book for everyone interested in Islam.

Contents:

FIQH AL ZAKAH (VOLUME II)

PART FOUR : ZAKAH DISTRIBUTION
PROLOGUE
CHAPTER ONE : THE POOR AND THE NEEDY
CHAPTER TWO: ZAKAH WORKERS
CHAPTER THREE: THOSE WHOSE HEARTS ARE BEING RECONCILED
CHAPTER FOUR: LIBERATING SLAVES
CHAPTER FIVE: PERSONS UNDER DEBT
CHAPTER SIX: FOR THE SAKE OF GOD
CHAPTER SEVEN: THE WAYFARER
CHAPTER EIGHT: ISSUES RELATED TO THE DESERVING CATEGORIES
CHAPTER NINE: CATEGORIES TO WHOM ZAKAH MUST NOT BE PAID

PART FIVE : METHODS OF ZAKAH FULFILLMENT
CHAPTER ONE: THE ROLE OF THE STATE
CHAPTER TWO: THE PLACE OF INTENTION IN ZAKAH
CHAPTER THREE: PAYMENT VALUE
CHAPTER FOUR: TRANSPORTING ZAKAH
CHAPTER FIVE: PRE-PAYMENT AND DELAYED PAYMENT OF ZAKAH
CHAPTER SIX: QUESTIONS ABOUT ZAKAH FULFILLMENT

PART SIX : OBJECTIVES OF ZAKAH AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE: OBJECTIVES OF ZAKAH AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE INDIVIDUAL LIFE
CHAPTER TWO: OBJECTIVES OF ZAKAH AND ITS EFFECTS ON SOCIETY

PART SEVEN: ZAKAH OF FAST-BREAKING [ZAKAH OF AL FITR]
CHAPTER ONE: MEANING, RULINGS, AND PHILOSOPHY OF FAST-BREAKING ZAKAH
CHAPTER TWO: ON WHOM IS IT OBLIGATED?
CHAPTER THREE: AMOUNT AND KIND OF ZAKAH OF AL FITR
CHAPTER FOUR: TIME OF PAYMENT
CHAPTER FIVE: RECIPIENTS OF ZAKAH OF AL FITR

PART EIGHT : DUES AND TAXES OTHER THAN ZAKAH
CHAPTER ONE: THE OPINION THAT THERE ARE NO OTHER FINANCIAL DUES BESIDE ZAKAH
CHAPTER TWO: THE VIEW THAT OTHER DUES BESIDES ZAKAH MAY BE IMPOSED
CHAPTER THREE: DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

PART NINE : ZAKAH AND TAXES
PROLOGUE
CHAPTER ONE: THE ESSENCE OF EACH ZAKAH AND TAXES
CHAPTER TWO: THEORETICAL FOUNDATION FOR LEVYING TAXES AND ZAKAH
CHAPTER THREE: ASSETS SUBJECT TO ZAKAH AND TO TAXES
CHAPTER FOUR: PRINCIPLES OF LEVYING TAXES AND ZAKAH
CHAPTER FIVE: PROPORTIONALITY AND PROGRESSIVENESS OF TAXES AND ZAKAH
CHAPTER SIX: ENFORCEMENT OF TAXES AND ZAKAH
CHAPTER SEVEN: IS IT PERMISSIBLE TO LEVY TAXES BESIDE ZAKAH?
CHAPTER EIGHT: CAN TAXES SUBSTITUTE FOR ZAKAH?

EPILOGUE
INDEX
INDEX OF NAME
REFERENCES

Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi:

Shaykh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Born in Egypt 1926. One of the most prominent scholars of the 20th century. He memorized the Quran before the age of 10. He is an expert on principals of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh), Arabic language, and other Islamic Sciences. He has published over 100 books, which are bestsellers in the Islamic world.

His books cover various topics, such as: Fiqh, how to understand the Sunnah, how to understand the Qur’an, a two volume book on Zakat which is considered by many scholars as a treasure house for the Islamic library, environment, Fiqh of Minorities, poetry, and many other topics.
Shaykh Al-Qaradawi represents an original effort to make the comprehensive rules of Islam accessible and understandable to non-specialists, and he always tries to join between the principles of the religion and the problems facing the Muslims today.

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One comment on “Fiqh Az-Zakat A Comparative Study (Volume II) By Yusuf Al-Qaradawi

  1. May Allah continue to guide you on the efforts you are making in enlightening the entire World? Ameen. I’ll like to have a detailed account on the Tafsir of ayah 60 of surah Tauba. “innamassadaqaati lilfuqara’i…………”

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