Breathing New Life Into The Contemporary Islamic WAQF: What Reforms Can Figh Regarding AWQAF Adopt From the Common law of Trusts Without Violating Shariah?
Andrew White
BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO THECONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC WAQF:WHAT REFORMS CAN FIGH REGARDING AWQAFADOPT FROM THE COMMON LAW OF TRUSTSWITHOUT VIOLATING SHARĪ'AH?Andrew White* Editors’ Synopsis: The waqf, which is an Islamic trust, and the early common law trust historically shared many common characteristics, but the modern trust differs today in some important respects from the waqf. This Article examines the origins of the waqf and the trust and considers briefly the theory that principles inherent in...