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Islamic Finance in Theory and Practice

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides background information on Islamic finance, beginning by defining Islamic finance whose operations and objectives are consistent with the Islamic law or the Shariah. It also ... More


Riba, Gharar, and the Moral Economy of Islam in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Islamic banking is generally reduced and marginalised to ‘interest-free banking’. While the restrictions against riba form the very foundation of Islamic finance, debates still persist as to the ... More


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