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Bahá'í scripture permits charging interest (riba) on loans, in contrast to Islamic law which forbids it. Interest can be economically justified, and could affect the material position of the ulama and merchant classes.
Lecture in the University of Haifa "Lectures in Bahá'í Studies" series, January 1, 2004.

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Language: Hebrew.

Interest (riba) in Islam and the Bahá'í Faith

by Gad Gilbar

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