Although the case law on usury
, for a variety of reasons, is extensive and can be complex, the basic concept of usury
is straightforward, namely, that the charging of an excessive ("usurious") interest rate on a loan is illegal.
Financial institutions in Islamic states were expected to follow religious stipulations against usury
, which thus fostered social equity, mutuality, and community initiatives, such as Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, but also tempered economic growth and the promotion of banking institutions.
After spending a couple of chapters on usury
, Niewdana answers the question as to whether the "interest" being charged by banks could be considered as legitimate extrinsic titles or whether it is usury
In 1983 the Islamic Ideology Council of Pakistan reported that there is consensus on the concept of riba among the Muslims and is equal to all kinds of usury
It serves as a useful introduction to the Christian and Muslim disdain for usury
and raises important questions about the prevalence of debt in our economy.
By focusing on usury
as the direct caust of Timon's ruin, Shakespeare explores how economics exposes and changes the ethical relations between individuals.
is the principal problem of the modern age, and if it is not yet widely understood as such that is because people fail to recognize its true identity or to understand its real nature.
The committee then decided it was prohibited to buy shares in companies dealing in usury
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The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan on Thursday approved the bill in the first reading restricting usury
in Kyrgyzstan, which was initiated by Ata Meken faction leader Omurbek Tekebaev.
is pernicious at best, but government-endorsed usury
lite helping people in dire financial straits is flat out repugnant.
The Shariah of Islam makes no distinction between interest and usury