ISBN-10:
111877096X
ISBN-13:
9781118770962
Pub. Date:
11/17/2014
Publisher:
Wiley
The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance: Tools and Techniques for Community-Based Banking / Edition 2

The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance: Tools and Techniques for Community-Based Banking / Edition 2

by Yahia Abdul-Rahman

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ISBN-13: 9781118770962
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/17/2014
Series: Wiley Finance Series
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

YAHIA ABDUL-RAHMAN came to the United States from Egyptin 1968. In 1987, he founded LARIBA, a highly successful RF(riba-free) finance institution in Pasadena, CA. Today, LARIBAcontinues to specialize in RF financing and is frequently profiledin media outlets around the world. Dr. Abdul-Rahman has alsoco-funded numerous Islamic schools and community centers in theUnited States and Canada, and is a frequent lecturer worldwide onJudeo-Christian-Islamic issues including banking and finance in theUnited States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii

Preface: My Story with RF (Islamic) Banking and Finance inAmerica xiii

Acknowledgments xxix

About the Book Cover xxxvii

CHAPTER 1

Introduction 1

CHAPTER 2

The Faith-Based Judeo-Christian-Islamic Foundation of theProhibition of Interest and the RF (Riba-Free) Banking System15

CHAPTER 3

The RF Valuation Disciplines of Commodity Indexation and Markingto the Market 55

CHAPTER 4

The Law: The Judeo-Christian-Islamic Shari’aa 75

CHAPTER 5

Money and Its Creation: The U.S. Federal Reserve System (CentralBanks) and Interest Rates 101

CHAPTER 6

Towards an RF Monetary Discipline: The RF Commodity IndexationDiscipline 137

CHAPTER 7

Civility and Social Responsibility of the RF Banking System179

CHAPTER 8

The Conventional Riba-Based Banking System 207

CHAPTER 9

Comparing RF Banking and Conventional Riba-Based Banking: WhatIs the Difference? 247

CHAPTER 10

RF (Islamic) Banking in the Twentieth Century 261

CHAPTER 11

RF Banking Model for the Twenty-First Century: The LARIBA RFModel 285

CHAPTER 12

Putting the RF Finance Movement and Discipline Together 345

CHAPTER 13

Starting an RF Bank in the United States 361

CHAPTER 14

RF Capital Markets 399

CHAPTER 15

Case Studies 431

CHAPTER 16

RF Credits (Loans) in Contrast to Types of Riba-Based Loans449

CHAPTER 17

The RF Approach to Handling Troubled and Nonperforming Credits(Loans) 463

CHAPTER 18

Visions for the Future of RF Banking 471

CHAPTER 19

RF Banking: A New Banking Brand for the Twenty-First Century483

About the Companion Website 487

Index 489

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