Money Earning as a Responsibility in the Quran and Sunnah

Mohamed Fathy, Mohamed Abdelgelil and Ahmad Fauzi, Hassan and Fauzi, Yusoh (2020) Money Earning as a Responsibility in the Quran and Sunnah. TEST Engineering & Management, 83 (1). pp. 14556-14560. ISSN 0193-4120

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Some novice researches who have not gone deeply into the Islamic knowledge claimed that Islamic religious texts such as the Quran and the Sunnah preach laziness and relying on others. This paper attempts to examine earning money in Islam by tracking religious texts on money earning and discuss their meanings. The purpose of this paper is toarouse Muslim young people spirits in order that they exert hard work to nurture economy of Muslim society. It also aims at identifying the ruling on continuing a failed business as well as changing the type of business without a valid reason. The research takes an analytical approach by tracking religious texts from the Quran and Sunnah andgettinginspired by the businessesrun by prophets and Sahaba (companions of prophet Mohammed). The findings indicate that economic activities should be integrated i.e. versifiedconsisting of different types including agricultural, industrial and commercial. It was also found that anyone who is the head of a family is accountable for earning money. Moreover, the study revealed that it is obligatory to change the type of a business if it continued to lose and it is Makrouh (disliked) to change business unnecessarily.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Money, The Quran, The Sunnah, Earning
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions: Faculty of Islamic Contemporary Studies
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2022 01:59
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2022 01:59

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