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Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research

About the Journal :

Journal of Islamic studies and thought for specialized research, a magazine working in the field of intellectual reform and knowledge, as one of the pillars of the project of contemporary Islamic civilization.

The magazine seeks to be a port for scientists, thinkers, researchers and intellectuals to work hard to reform the Islamic thought and methodology at the nation level, exceeding the boundaries of language and region, to serve humanity as a whole in order to achieve the greater goal of promoting the levels of human thought at the global level.

The Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research aims at providing high-quality scientific research in order to provide an excellent scientific material. It is useful for researchers, intellectuals and specialists to form a scientific reference in the process of achieving our vision. The magazine undertakes to communicate with researchers and writers from different walks of life to promote their research and articles. Including the scientific movement and intellectual efforts in the field of reform and promotion of the system of human thought.



The modern means to invest the Waqf funds and spend them on educational projects

This article aims at explaining the modern means of investing the endowment fund and the use of profits realized from it for the educational projects. As the endowment fund is purposely established in Shariʻah to serve as a source of revenue and a means of bettering the lots of the people, especially the less privileged and poor ones, which include students, investment of the fund will therefore preserve the endowment institution. Besides, the rewards of the philanthropists still continue. Also, the spending of the endowment funds on the educational projects is of paramount importance. This is because the benefits and merits of knowledge are innumerable. It is impossible to carry out religious obligations without education and knowledge. Education enhances the welfares of the people in any society. Hence, this study focuses on what is connected with endowment funds. And to be precise, it is made of three basic headings: first is endowment fund and its importance in the religion, second is the investment of the endowment funds, while the third is the expenditure of the endowment funds on the educational projects. In order to have a tangible and useful result from this work, there is need to construe everything by examining the views of the jurisprudent scholars, from the pages of literatures and research works, in respect of the concept of endowment fund and issues associated with it like its investment, means of its investment and its beneficiaries such as students.