"Updated and expanded insights into Islamic banking and finance. From Yahia Abdul-Rahman, the father of Riba-Free (RF) banking, comes the expanded edition of the definitive resource that offers an understanding for applying Islamic banking and financial practices. No matter what your faith or religious beliefs, the book shows how to take a modern American approach to incorporating Islamic financial principles into banking and investment techniques. The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance describes the emergence of a culture of Islamic banking and finance today, which is based on the real Judeo-Christian-Islamic spirit and has proven very effective when compared to 20th century models that use financial engineering and structural techniques to circumvent the Shari'aa Law. The author also reveals information about how fiat money is created, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the US banking system. Abdul-Rahman includes a wealth of real-life examples and offers an analysis of how this new brand of banking and financing yields superior results. Offers the fundamentals on Riba-Free (RF) banking; Shows how to apply RF to everything from joint ventures and portfolio management to home mortgages and personal finance; Reveals what it takes to incorporate Shariah Law into US financial systems; Includes information on why RF banking is a socially responsible way to invest; Thoroughly revised and updated, this resource offers a handbook for applying Shari'aa law to American banking and finance"-- Provided by publisher.
First Edition of this book was published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The faith-based Judeo-Christian-Islamic foundation of the prohibition of interest and the RF (riba-free) banking system The RF valuation disciplines of commodity indexation and marking to the market The law: the Judeo-Christian-Islamic Shari'aa Money and its creation: the U.S. Federal Reserve system (central banks) and interest rates Towards an RF monetary discipline: the RF commodity indexation discipline Civility and social responsibility of the RF banking system The conventional riba-based banking system Comparing RF banking and conventional riba-based banking: what is the difference? RF (Islamic) banking in the twentieth century RF banking model for the twenty-first century: the LARIBA RF model Putting the RF finance movement and discipline together Starting an RF bank in the United States RF capital markets Case studies RF credits (loans) in contrast to types of riba-based loans The RF approach to handling troubled and nonperforming credits (loans) Visions for the future of RF banking RF banking: a new banking brand for the twenty-first century.
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Print version: Abdul-Rahman, Yahia, 1944- Art of Islamic banking and finance. Art of RF (Riba-Free) Islamic banking and finance. Second edition. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 2014