The paper consists of an introduction and two chapters, namely, definition of Waqf in language and convention and characteristics of Islamic Waqf. In the introduction, the author studies the importance of Waqf. Furthermore, he surveys the literature review and introduces his methodology. In the first chapter of the paper, the author explains the meaning of the term “Waqf” and its legality in the Quran, Sunna, jurisprudential provisions, and scholars’ opinions. The second chapter provides an overview of the characteristics of Waqf, its importance, and its effect on the state as well as individuals. Among these characteristics are divinity, positivism, humanity, comprehensiveness and firmness. The paper concludes with results and policy recommendations.
"Characteristics of Trust (Waqf) in Islamic Law (Sharea’a),"
Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث: Vol. 1
, Article 8.
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