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

AuthorGad Gilbar
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Interest (riba) in Islam and the Bahá'í Faith
Date of this edition 2004-01-20
Permission Fair use (see notes on copyright)
Posted 2011-09-20 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract 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.
Notes Lecture in the University of Haifa "Lectures in Bahá'í Studies" series, January 1, 2004.

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Tags Business; Economics; Interest; Interfaith dialogue; Islam
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