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Banking (Islamic)

Banking (Islamic)  

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Islamic banking is interest-free banking inspired by Islamic law. Its uses include mudarabah (profit sharing), murabahah (advance purchase with later sale at marked-up price), ijarah (leasing or ...
Capitalism and Islam

Capitalism and Islam  

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Islamic concepts of capitalism can be found in Quranic support for and protection of individual rights to private property, commercial honesty, and competition tempered by concern for the ...
Diwan

Diwan  

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Central administration of Islamic state or specific branch of government, typically headed by a vizier. States typically had chancellery, financial, and military diwans, with separate diwans for ...
social science

social science  

Those disciplines that are concerned with the study of human behaviour, which include anthropology, economics, psychology, geography, political science, and sociology.
sociology

sociology  

The scholarly study of society, an ancient pursuit dating at least to classical Greece, if not earlier, that was systematized with linkages to economics, politics, history, demography, and vital ...
value

value  

A word with several quite different meanings: in statistical analysis of quantitative data-sets, the value is the score or figure observed on a particular variable for a particular case, or in ...
Waqf

Waqf  

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Confinement or prohibition; pl. awqaf. Generally used to mean the endowment of a certain property for the sole benefit of a certain philanthropy with the intention of prohibiting any use or ...
Wazifah

Wazifah  

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(1) Something that is assigned or appointed. The principal meaning refers to the apportioning of sections of the Quran for orderly recitation. The simplest mode of division arranges the reading into ...

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