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TITLEInterest (riba) in Islam and the Bahá'í Faith
AUTHOR 1Gad Gilbar
DATE_THIS2004-01-20
ABSTRACTBahá'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.

Mirrored from bahai.haifa.ac.il/past_lectures.htm.

TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; Business; Economics; Interest
 
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