This guide introduces modern readers to the commentary of medieval scholar Al-Qurtubi and presents his rulings on how believers should regard wealth. Topics include the importance of money as a test for Muslims, the necessity that money be rightfully earned and properly spent, the virtue to be found in labor, and the complexities of using money for earthly power. Some examples of zuhd, or ‘doing without,’ by the Prophet Muhammad and his companions are used to clarify the law and provide practical models.
Imam Abu ‘Abdullah Al-Qurtubi or Abu ‘Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Abu Bakr al-Ansari al-Qurtubi was a famous mufassir, muhaddith and faqih scholar from Cordoba of maliki origin. He is most famous for his commentary of the Quran, Tafsir al-Qurtubi.
Author: Imam Abu Abdullah Al-Qurtubi
Translator: Abu Salif Ahmad Ali Al-Adani
Publisher: Amal Press
Year Published: 2008
Length: 8.8 in
Width: 6.0 in
Height: 0.5 in