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Author Khorshid, Aly, 1947-

Title Islamic insurance : a modern approach to Islamic banking / Aly Khorshid
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 230 pages)
Series Routledge Islamic studies
Routledge Islamic studies.
Contents The meaning of insurance in Islam -- Riba (usury) and gharar (risk) -- Pre-modern and modern jurists standing on insurance -- The development of mutual insurance in the West -- The development of Islamic banking and insurance in Malaysia: a case study -- The development of Islamic banking and insurance in Saudi Arabia: a case study -- Basic principles for an insurance scheme acceptable to the Islamic faith
Summary The book uses relevant Quranic and Sunnah extracts, and the arguments of pro- and anti-insurance jurists to arrive at its conclusion that Muslims can enjoy the peace of mind and equity of an Islamic insurance scheme
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-222) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Banks and banking -- Insurance business -- Islamic countries.
Insurance -- Islamic countries.
Islam -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003018034
ISBN 020333762X
0203458281 (electronic bk.)
9780203458280 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)