Medieval hospitals in the Islamic world were backed by endowments (Waqf), and the impoverished were supported through charity (Sadaqah and Zakat-ul-fitr). Continue reading Islamic Investment in US Healthcare
Muslims normally pay their Zakat in Ramadan. The holy month is a sanctuary, in which good deeds and bad deeds alike weigh immeasurably more heavily. Continue reading Don’t Violate the Rights of the Poor: A Guide to Doing Zakat Right
Revolution, often affected through battered souls ambushed by endless hardship, has taken on a romantic flavor in history classes. Continue reading Can a Nonhumanitarian Ethics Address Economic Inequality?