Corpus ID: 5736188

"Interest" and the Paradox of Contemporary Islamic Law and Finance

@article{ElGamal2003InterestAT,
  title={"Interest" and the Paradox of Contemporary Islamic Law and Finance},
  author={Mahmoud A. El-Gamal},
  journal={Fordham International Law Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={27},
  pages={108}
}
... [T]he manner in which an act was qualified as morally good or bad in the spiritual domain of Islamic religion was quite different from the manner in which that same act was qualified as legally valid or invalid in the temporal domain of Islamic law. Islamic law was secular, not canonical... Thus, it was a system focused on ensuring that an individual received justice, not that one be a good person. 
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