Islahi, Abdul Azim (2008): Ibn Abd al-Wahhab and his economic ideas.
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In an attempt to investigate Muslim economic thinking in the 12th century Hijrah, corresponding 18th century AD, the present paper explores economic ideas of one of the greatest Muslim personalities of the period, Muhammad b. Abd al-Wahhab (1115-1206/1703-1792), who is commonly known as revivalist and renovator of religious beliefs and practices. The paper discovers that he had deep insights in financial matters who managed the public finance of the first Saudi State.1 At the outset, to provide a background knowledge of the personality of Ibn Abd al-Wahhab, the paper sheds light on time and environment in which he lived, his life and work, and his impact. The paper is an initiative that aims to fillip research into unexplored areas. There is need to carry out thorough research into economic ideas of Ibn Abd al-Wahhab and his contemporaries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Ibn Abd al-Wahhab and his economic ideas|
|English Title:||Ibn Abd al-Wahhab and his economic ideas|
|Keywords:||Islamic Economic Thought, History of Economic Thought, Ibn Abd al-Wahhab|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B10 - General
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B19 - Other
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B11 - Preclassical (Ancient, Medieval, Mercantilist, Physiocratic)
|Depositing User:||Abdul Azim Islahi|
|Date Deposited:||27. Oct 2009 16:16|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2014 16:56|
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