Muslims attitudes towards poverty and wealth

overall Muslms believe that it is acceptable to be wealthy however they do have to adhere to certain guidlines

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  • muslims attitudes towards Wealth + Poverty
    • Zakah- paying 2.5% of savings to charity
    • Sadaqah- giving extra money to charity
    • Khalifah- means "steward". muslims are stewards of the earth
    • it is forbidden to charge interest on money or have interest put on savings
    • Ramadan- Muslims fast so that they know what it feels like to be poor and hungry

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