Nur Baladina


Islam is a religion that emphasizes work or charity. Islam doesn’t want, or even hates the people who laze around. In the history, business ethos of Muslim society surpasses than any nation in the world. Therefore, Arabic traders are recognized as acontroller of the business in many countries around the world. Prophet Muhammad SAW and most of the companions are also known as the traders and entrepreneurs abroad. To show how important the work or charity, al Quran often link the ”faith” word with the charityword. Therefore, to achieve quality of life in the world and in the hereafter, Islam does not only teach his followers to “mahdahworship (formal ritual such as prayer, zakat, hajj), but also greatly encouraged the people to work hard, of course under control. Faith and charity should interact each other. It means no matter how hard the work done, should always be within the framework of Islamic law. One of the hard work that is encouraged by Islam is entrepreneurship. The motivation of Muslim entrepreneur must be horizontal and vertical characteristic. The horizontal is viewed in its driving to develop the potential and desire which always look for many benefits to others, while the vertical is intended to devote to Allah SWT.


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