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Introduction to Islamic banking and finance / Brian Kettell.

By: Kettell, Brian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wiley finance series: Publisher: Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2011Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119991274; 1119991277; 9781119990604; 1119990602; 9781118467299; 1118467299.Subject(s): Banking law (Islamic law) | Banks and banking -- Islamic countries | Banking law (Islamic law) -- Case studies | Banks and banking -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Case studies | Finance -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Case studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Essays | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Reference | Banking law (Islamic law) | Banks and banking | Islamic countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance.DDC classification: 300 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Introduction to IslamicBanking and Finance; Contents; Preface; About the Author; 1 Muslim Beliefs; 1.1 Five Pillars of Faith; 1.1.1 Profession of Faith; 1.1.2 Five Daily Prayers; 1.1.3 Almsgiving; 1.1.4 Fasting; 1.1.5 Pilgrimage to Mecca; 1.2 Six Islamic Creeds; 1.2.1 Definition of Iman; 1.2.2 Iman as Basis of Righteous Deeds; 1.3 Belief in Allah and His Attributes; 1.4 Belief in Destiny; 1.5 Belief in Angels; 1.6 Belief in Apostles; 1.7 Belief in the Revealed Books; 1.8 Belief in the Hereafter; 2 Sharia'a Law and Sharia'a Boards: Roles, Responsibility and Membership.
Summary: Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance is a succinct guide to the key characteristics of Islamic banking highlighting how these differ from conventional banking. This detailed book illustrates how Islamic banking is consistent with the Sharia'a, a key element of which is the prohibition on collecting and paying interest. This central religious precept appears to rule out most aspects of modern finance but it does allow money to be used for trading tangible assets and business, which can then generate a profit. Brian Kettell's book looks at all aspects of Islamic banking, including chapters on its creation and evolution through to detailed discussions of the issues involved in the Sharia'a contracts of Murabaha, Mudaraba, Musharaka, Ijara, Istisna'a, and Salam. Islamic insurance (Takaful) is also covered. Finally the book takes a look at Sharia'a law and Sharia'a boards, indicating the roles and responsibilities that come with membership.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance is a succinct guide to the key characteristics of Islamic banking highlighting how these differ from conventional banking. This detailed book illustrates how Islamic banking is consistent with the Sharia'a, a key element of which is the prohibition on collecting and paying interest. This central religious precept appears to rule out most aspects of modern finance but it does allow money to be used for trading tangible assets and business, which can then generate a profit. Brian Kettell's book looks at all aspects of Islamic banking, including chapters on its creation and evolution through to detailed discussions of the issues involved in the Sharia'a contracts of Murabaha, Mudaraba, Musharaka, Ijara, Istisna'a, and Salam. Islamic insurance (Takaful) is also covered. Finally the book takes a look at Sharia'a law and Sharia'a boards, indicating the roles and responsibilities that come with membership.

Introduction to IslamicBanking and Finance; Contents; Preface; About the Author; 1 Muslim Beliefs; 1.1 Five Pillars of Faith; 1.1.1 Profession of Faith; 1.1.2 Five Daily Prayers; 1.1.3 Almsgiving; 1.1.4 Fasting; 1.1.5 Pilgrimage to Mecca; 1.2 Six Islamic Creeds; 1.2.1 Definition of Iman; 1.2.2 Iman as Basis of Righteous Deeds; 1.3 Belief in Allah and His Attributes; 1.4 Belief in Destiny; 1.5 Belief in Angels; 1.6 Belief in Apostles; 1.7 Belief in the Revealed Books; 1.8 Belief in the Hereafter; 2 Sharia'a Law and Sharia'a Boards: Roles, Responsibility and Membership.

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